The Nigerian Heart for Illness Management (NCDC) stated that regardless of asserting the invention of vaccines to counter the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, mass manufacturing of vaccines continues to be a great distance off.
He stated that because of this, Nigerians ought to proceed to watch non-drug measures towards COVID-19.
NCDC Director-Common, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made the comment in the course of the employees's weekly briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday.
Ihekweazu stated, “Though there may be some encouraging information about COVID-19 vaccines, mass manufacturing of vaccines might take a while.
“ We’re very removed from having a license; So now we have to tighten the belts and end off December.
“Everybody ought to be vigilant and disciplined and abide by the overall protocols that now we have been suggested by all year long.
“ That is one of the best ways that we are able to preserve our family members safely and transfer safely to 2021.
”That is particularly necessary for seniors in Our nation who might wish to go and go to as we do at the moment of 12 months The Nationwide Heart for Illness Management and Prevention introduced, Monday evening, 145 new circumstances of Covid-19 within the nation.
The 145 new infections deliver the variety of circumstances within the nation to 67,557 circumstances.