Many Nigerians are not certain that the outbreak of coronavirus around the world is prevalent in Nigeria yet for varying reasons best known to them.
Source: Ripples Nigeria
While many believe that the government are exaggerating the pandemic just to get external financial assistance, others insists that majority of suspected patients are only malaria victims among others.
Regardless of their perception and opinion, i can say that this killer disease is very much prevalent in the country and shockingly at its second phase.
The reason is that apart from the daily statistics of the number of infected and recovered patients in the country released by NDDC, other victims particularly celebrities have shared their experience on social media.
Source: Vanguard Newspaper
Source: Information Nigeria
Besides, many Nigerians travel to different parts of the world everyday including countries with high rate of Covid 19 cases for various reasons like business, childbirth, health and more. Hence, these people are faced with high chances of contracting this deadly disease.
Source: Nation Newspaper
Perhaps this is why many Nigerians believe this virus is only prevalent among rich people like politicians and celebrities.
Unfortunately, these travellers or rich people also come in contact with the average and poor Nigerians in markets, religious places and events which in turn leaves everybody with high chances of fallen victim.
Source: Pulse Nigeria
No wonder the chairman of PTF Boss Mustapha have insisted that the reopening of schools, worship centres etc has brought about the second wave of this pandemic in the country.
It is safe to say that we should adopt COVID-19 safety measures as adviced by experts such as regularly washing our hands with running water and soap for few minutes or use of sanitizer, use of facemasks and maintaining social distancing so as to stay safe from this pandemic.
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