Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has disclosed that the coronavirus the mortality rate in Nigerian is low because most of those infected by the virus in the country fall within the age bracket of 31 to 40 years.
The chairman of the task force, Boss Mustapha, on Monday, June 29, said those who fall within the age bracket of 31 to 40 years mostly show mild symptoms and not take ill severely, The Nation reported.
He made the disclosure shortly after he emerged from a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa.
He stated that Nigerians must be thankful to God that the COVID-19 death rate is low when compared to other countries.
Mustapha stated that it was surprising that Nigeria was having a low COVID-19 mortality rate when compared to South American countries like Brazil that have the same climatic conditions.