Minister Of Health Reveals 70% Of Persons With COVID-19 Are Males

Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria’s Minister of Health has revealed that out of the 2,000 persons that have been tested for the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), 70 percent are males.

According to Ehanire, the age range of infected people so far was between 30 and 60 years but all age brackets could be infected by the viral disease.

Ehanire also revealed at the Presidential Task Force Briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja, that the country had increased the number of isolation centres and ICU units across the country while two new laboratories have been added to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) network of molecular laboratories for COVID-19 – one in Ebonyi and one in Oyo.

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