10% of COVID-19 instances are below 19 years – Minister of Health cautions schools

Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Monday September 21 revealed that 10 per cent of all high-quality COVID-19 cases in the u . s . a . are below the age of 19.

Speaking at the daily briefing of the PTF on COVID-19 in Abuja, the Minister stated that although adults specially these 60 years and above are more susceptible to Coronavirus complication, such complications do appear in all age groups.

Osagie in addition advised faculties to adhere to the protocols and advisories for reopening schools to forestall COVID-19 surge.

He moved on;

“Records show that 10 per cent of all superb cases we have treated are under the age of 19 years.

”They are also the same mobile group that can be barring symptoms, but can effortlessly spread the disease.

“Therefore, as schools start to reopen in some areas, I urge warning and adherence to the protocols and advisories for reopening schools, to forestall COVID-19 surge.”


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