The Centre for Illness Management (NCDC), has lamented that younger individuals between the age of 20-40 are primarily liable for the unfold of the novel coronavirus whereas sufferers above 50 years previous are those bearing the brunt of fatality.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the director-general of the company made this recognized on Thursday whereas talking on the briefing of the presidential activity drive briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja.
As of Wednesday, Nigeria had recorded 26,484 COVID-19 instances with 603 deaths.
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Hr stated, As extra individuals are contaminated internationally as you may need seen, ten million. It’s more and more apparent that there’s excessive transmission amongst youthful folks, not kids however folks aged between 20 and 40 are actually driving the unfold of this virus. However these which might be bearing the brunt of it are folks aged 50 and above, he stated.
Three out of 5 individuals who die from COVID-19 are 50 years above. So we have now to work tougher. All of us, collectively to guard our aged.