COVID-19 kills 27 Nigerians in 5 days | Dailytrust

COVID-19 kills 27 Nigerians in 5 days

The latest epidemiological data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) shows that 27 persons died of COVID-19 from January 1 to 5, 2022, bringing the death toll from the pandemic to 3,058.

The data also shows that since January this year, 3,063 COVID-19 cases have been recorded.

Meanwhile, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency said the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine could be received as first and second doses, and as a booster dose for those who had received their second dose of AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines.

The agency stated: “This is to bring to your attention that Pfizer is now open for first and second dose administration to all eligible clients, in addition to being used for a booster dose.

“It is strongly recommended you get vaccinated against COVID-19 to stop the spread of the virus. When you get vaccinated, you protect yourself, your family, friends, and your community against the disease.

“Vaccination with COVID-19 vaccine or any other vaccine is not mandatory in Nigeria.

“However, evidence of vaccination against some diseases such as Yellow Fever and recently COVID-19 is required for entry into some countries.”

 

Dear Reader,
Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information. Quality journalism costs money. Today, we're asking that you support us to do more. Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world. Sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Zenith Bank
1017257739
Media Trust Ltd


Please send details of your bank transfer to the email or Whatsapp number below so that we can contact you.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Inquiries:
Email: membership@dailytrust.com
Whatsapp: +234 806 990 3410