The Federal Government has postponed the second section of the nationwide vaccination programme.
The second section was anticipated to kickstart on Tuesday after the US donated over 4 million doses of the Moderna vaccine.
But in a press release on Sunday, a spokesperson within the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey, mentioned the beginning of the train had been moved because of “unforeseen circumstances.”
“A new date will be communicated, please,” the assertion added.
Only about one % of the inhabitants has been absolutely vaccinated, up to now.
On Sunday, Nigeria recorded 471 recent circumstances of the novel coronavirus as resident docs throughout the nation proceed to strike over unpaid advantages.
The new circumstances have been reported on Sunday from 13 states, in accordance with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Nigeria has not too long ago seen an uptick in new circumstances of COVID-19 as fears of a 3rd wave continues to loom.
To put together for the surge in new circumstances, the federal government has suggested Nigerians to stick to well being protocols corresponding to sporting of masks and social distancing, particularly in indoor settings.