Nigeria has not reached COVID-19 peak, says expert

By PUNCH

A consultant obstetrics and gynaecology, Prof. Rotimi Jaiyesimi, has said it is wrong to say the country has reached the peak of COVID-19 pandemic.

Jaiyesimi, at a virtual media roundtable discussion organised by the Nigerian Academy of Science on Thursday said Nigeria was far from flattening the COVID-19 curve.

He spoke on the topic, ‘COVID-19 in Nigeria: Knowing the Myths and Facts.’

“Having the virus does not mean you will have severe disease. The numbers of people who end up having severe cases are those with co-morbidities.

“Nigeria has not reached the peak of the disease and far from flattening the curve. There is the need to dispel the myths and misinformation,” Jaiyesimi said. Read more

By PUNCH

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