The Federal Government has told Nigerians to prepare for the worst in the COVID-19 battle.
Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, who stated this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Tuesday, also advised health workers and Nigerians to do their best to learn more about the pandemic.
He said: “It is of great importance that we – members of the health sector and citizens, endeavour to use this period to dedicate efforts to strive for the best, but also prepare for the worst.
“As we learn more about coronavirus every day, we must be ready to adjust our strategy, based on knowledge and evidence.
“To continue strengthening response in States, the Federal Ministry of Health and Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) are assessing isolation centers all over the country, recently in Yenagoa and Oshogbo.
“We also continue providing diagnostic commodities and facilities in collaboration with partners.