The Federal Government has on Monday, July 11, announced that the country has reached a critical level where the hospital capacity will no longer be able to cope with more serious COVID-19 cases.
According to the Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, this comes as the country records over 100,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 1,300 deaths.
Going further. Ihekweazu urged citizens to take precautions in containing the spread of the virus, Ihekweazu.
According to him, health workers may be forced to make tough decisions.
“We need to protect our more vulnerable citizens. We all have to take responsibility, this is not for NCDC, PTF or government alone,” he said.