The minister of health, Osagie Ehanire has advised Nigerians to be prepared for a worst-case scenario as the country learns more about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr Ehanire said this at the national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Tuesday evening.
He said: “It is of great importance that we members of the health sector and citizens to use this period to dedicate our efforts to strive for the best outcomes, but also be prepared and prepare for the worst as we learn more about coronavirus every day.”
The minister also noted that a team of experts have been deployed to Calabar, Cross River State capital to review and evaluate the present status and needs of the state’s response team on COVID-19. Recall that only Kogi and Cross River States are yet to record at least a single case of the infection.