Several medical experts in different parts of the country have projected that there would be a skyrocketing of Covid-19 cases in the country as Nigerians ignored safety precautions in public places during the Christmas and New year holidays.
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Pictures from public spots all over the country, such as beaches, cinemas, recorded high numbers of attendees. Churches also recorded inflated numbers during cross over services on December 31st. Experts say all this points to one thing, a surge in Covid cases.
The Omicron variant has proven to have a higher transmissibility rate than other variants in the past. Therefore, medical experts have warned that the negligence of safety measures by Nigerians would likely surge the Omicron variant in Nigeria.
A virologist from the University of Maiduguri, Professor Marycelin Baba, while speaking on Monday predicted that more people would come down with the virus in coming weeks.