Schools have be warned by the Health Minister, Osagie Ehanire, to be careful . The Minister said 10% of the COVID-19 cases in Nigeria are people under 19.
Ehanire said this on Monday, 21 of September 2020 while speaking in Abuja at the daily briefing of Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus .
He said though people of 60 years and above are more vulnerable, people of all other age brackets are also contracting the dangerous virus.
Osagie further cautioned schools to adhere to the protocols and advisories for reopening schools to prevent Coronavirus surge NAIJA NEWS NG learnt.
“Records show that 10 per cent of all positive cases we have treated are below the age of 19 years.
”They are also the same mobile group that can be without symptoms, but can easily spread the disease.
“Therefore, as schools begin to reopen in some areas, I urge caution and adherence to the protocols and advisories for reopening schools, to prevent COVID-19 surge.”