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COVID-19: PTF Expresses Worry Over Rising Cases In Plateau

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Ganiyat Ganiyu

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has expressed its worry over the rising cases of the coronavirus disease in Plateau state.

The Chairman of the task force and also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha said the epicentre of the virus had moved from Lagos to Plateau.

He said this at a press briefing in Abuja on Friday.

Mustapha said, “Nigeria has done remarkably well, but could do exceedingly better.

“The PTF would also like to draw our attention to a subtle change in the epicentre of the virus.

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“We all recall that Lagos, Kano and Ogun states were the initial epicentres and then to Oyo at a time. It is now Plateau State.

“As mentioned by the Lagos State Commissioner for Health and a notable COVID-19 warrior, Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos has passed its peak, but we call for vigilance and cautious optimism because the scourge is not over yet.”

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