COVID-19 Fatality Rate Decreasing, Says FG

The Federal Government has disclosed that the management of COVID-19 has led to the reduction in fatality rate of the pandemic in Nigeria from 1.9 per cent in June to 1.7 per cent in July

The Chairman Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, made the disclosure on Thursday at the PTF media briefing.


He also said that community transmission was increasing in the country, as reflected in the fact that 536 Local Government Areas – 69% of the total 774 LGAs – had reported a COVID-19 case.

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