COVID-19: Gatherings In Worship Centres Still Poses Great Danger – Ehanire: The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday, noted that the gatherings of crowds in worship centres amid Coronavirus pandemic pose a great threat to Nigerians.
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According to Ehanire, the gathering of people are worship centres pose serious threats in the transmission of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
The minister stated this while speaking at the daily briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 in Abuja.
According to Ehanire: “The risk of crowding cannot be ruled out in places of worship and pose a serious hazard for COVID19 transmission.”
He also warned those over 60years and those suffering from hypertension, diabetes, cancer, and HIV to stay away from such gatherings.
“It is very wise that persons over 60 years, the obese and those in treatment for hypertension, diabetes, cancer, HIV, etc, or have had a transplant, should stay and pray at home,” he said.