By Archibong Jeremiah
The Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has said that no State in the country is COVID-19 free.
Ihekweazu, said this at the 45th joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja.
According to him, a State can only talk about being COVID-19 free when it is testing and have the effective tool to fight the pandemic.
Ihekweazu encouraged States to start testing, revealing that work is ongoing to improve laboratories capacity to test.
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