NCDC Set To Release Policy On The Use Of Face Masks.

The director-general Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu says it will soon issue new directives on the use of the face masks during the coronavirus pandemic.

He made this known at the presidential task force on COVID-19 briefing in Abuja on Monday, Ihekweazu added that the policy will be made known within the next 48 hours.

The new policy comes amid calls from various countries for a broader use of face masks among their citizens to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says masks are only for the sick or those taking care of infected persons, and that they are effective only when used in combination with other guidelines.

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