Federal government postpones COVID-19 second phase vaccination

The administration of the second round of coronavirus vaccination doses has been postponed by the federal government.

On Saturday, Willie Bassey, the Director of Press for the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, declared that the administration would begin on Tuesday.

The exercise, however, has been postponed owing to unforeseen circumstances, according to a notice sent by Bassey on Sunday.

The notice titled, ‘Postponement of phase II of national vacation programme,’ reads;

“This is to announce the postponement of the national flag-off exercise of phase II vaccination programme earlier scheduled for Tuesday this week due to unforeseen circumstances.

“A new date will be communicated, please.”

No fewer than 53 persons died from COVID-19 complications in Nigeria within two weeks”

This was contained in the weekly epidemiological report published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on its website on Sunday.

According to the report, 17 persons died between July 26 and July 31, 2021, with another 36 dying between August 1 and August 7, 2021, for a total of 53 deaths in less than two weeks.

Source: Gossips24.com

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