The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday said the country was now experiencing a fourth COVID-19 wave.

Written by on December 21, 2021

This was contained in a statement signed by Director-General, Dr. Ifedayo Adetifa where he said Nigeria has recorded a 500 per cent increase in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past two weeks across the country caused by the Delta and Omicron variants.

The NCDC said the response to the virus requires a collaborative approach.

As part of its efforts against the virus, the NCDC said it was launching a ‘Celebrate Responsibly’ campaign which spans from the Christmas holiday through to the start of the new year, emphasises the responsibility of all Nigerians, the government, private sector, institutions, associations, communities, families and individuals in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.

The center said it registered additional 1,368 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the country to 225,255.

Seun Fakorede                 

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