Coronavirus Contact Tracing: Nigeria traces over 9,000 people

Mr Ehanire, while speaking at the daily Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing on Tuesday, said 99 per cent of the Individuals have exceeded the 14 days observation period.

“We have made significant progress in contact tracing and have to date, followed up 9,029 persons of interest, 99 per cent of whom have exceeded their 14-day observation period,” he said.

He did not elaborate further.

The minister noted that the daily COVID-19 testing capacity has increased due to more capable laboratories situated in the country.

“We have increased daily testing capacity by activating more COVID-19 capable laboratories and shall work with the private sector to outsource and diversify sample collection sites and also improve logistic support.

“Details of sample collection sites will be made known in due course,” he said.



– Premium Times

About Delia Innoma

Delia Innoma is a prolific writer, promoter, artist manager with full professional proficiency in English, German and Igbo languages. She studied accounting and computer programming at the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu and Germany respectively. Delia is also a devoted mother of two and she founded the Diamond Celebrities Magazine. Her sense of responsibility and commitment to the Christian faith are essential forces driving her daily activities.

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