731 Corps Members Test Positive For COVID-19

Buhari To Honour 110 Outstanding Corps Members

At least 731 NYSC corps members from the Batch B have tested positive for COVID-19.

This was disclosed by the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha.

According to him, the cases were recorded from all states across the country.

Meanwhile, head of the country’s primary healthcare agency, Mr. Faisal Shuaib, has said that only 40 percent of Nigerians will receive the COVID19 vaccine in 2021.

Mr. Shuaib said Nigeria is expected to get its first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines by the end of January.

He said Nigeria is taking delivery of the vaccine as part of its plan to inoculate 40 percent of the population this year and a further 30 per next year.

He also underscored popular resistance to vaccines and said Nigeria must educate people on their importance.


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