Why We Blames Nigeria Youths for COVID19 Spreading in the country – NCDC ~ Matters Arising
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has blamed youths for the fast COVID-19 unfold in the country.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the NCDC Director-General noted this at some stage in the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Thursday, July 2, in Abuja.
He stated youths between the ages of 20 and 40 have been accountable for the spread of COVID-19, whilst the majority of those who succumb to the killer disease are older people from 50 years and above.
He said, “As more people are contaminatedthroughout the world, you would have considered the numbers; it is an increasing number of apparent that transmission amongst youthful people really, no longer children, however people aged between 20 and 40 as far as we know, are definitely driving the unfold of this virus, however those that are bearing the brunt of it are people age 50 and above.
“Three out of 5 people who died from COVID-19 are 50 years and above; so we have to work harder, all of us collectively, to guard our elderly. We are on the verge of opening our airports, we have cozy intercity travel.”
As of July 2, there are 27,110 verified cases of Coronavirus in the country. 10,801 patients have been discharged and 616 deaths have been recorded.