The Nigerian Government is now angrily facing a tough assignment to contain the spread of the Coronavirus in the nation. However, information has pointed out that the management has not done what's needed under these conditions.The nation had secured ...
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The Nigerian Government is now angrily facing a tough assignment to contain the spread of the Coronavirus in the nation. However, information has pointed out that the management has not done what's needed under these conditions.
The nation had secured three states viewed as focal points of the infection (Lagos, Ogun, and the Federal Capital). The lockdown has been running for five weeks to counter the spread of the disease to different states. As of today, just Kogi and Cross Rivers states are yet to announce any changing cases.
This mind amazing spread has been credited to plenty of reasons. The government had acted late in effecting a lockdown, and as a result, infected people were able to migrate across states.
While different reasons may not be definite, the figures show that the last is probably the situation. In exploring things done by the (related to the responsibility of being a member of society) Media Lab, Nigeria has announced 1, 932 cases spread across 34 states and the FCT (this hints nine cases for each one million). There have been 319 healings and 58 passings (0.3 per million). This hints the nation has 1555 energetic/changing cases, as per; Worldometers (as at first May).
The number of cases appear to be moderately low however it isn't because of any cleverness on the way of the government, rather it shows the depressing response of the management as it has not done the same number of tests as it should.
Nigeria has done only 15,759 tests (76 people for every million), as pointed to/showed by worldometers.info/coronavirus.
On the off chance that a nation of 205,259,546 population and an apparent (on the surface) GDP of $446.543bn (as at Q4 2019, Source: World Bank) can just do under 20,000 tests in about two months since its record case, at that point, it shows the government is either unserious, (possibly not true, good, or honest) or complete and totally wasteful.
Inside this equal period, some other African nations with lesser populations and much lesser GDP have increase tests and appear to have a full handle of their existence, in contrast to Nigeria. As pointed to/showed by Worldometers, South Africa with a population of 59,308, 690 and an apparent (on the surface) GDP of $358.839bn, have completed many times more tests than Nigeria with 207, 530 tests (3499 for each million), in spite of having the, or record case fourteen days after Nigeria. The nation now has 5,647 cases.
Egypt with a population of 102, 334,404, and a GDP of $302,.256bn has completed 90,000 tests, (879 for each million) with 5,537 cases. Moroc,co with a population of 36, 838,497 and an apparent (on the surface) GDP of $120bn have done 35,803 tests (970 for each million) and have 4,529 cases. Ghana, with a population of 31,072,940, with a GDP of $67.077bn have done 113, 497 tests (3,653 for every million) adding up to 2,074 cases.
Strangely, nations with low GDP are putting forward coordinated tries to spare their residents from avoidable passings as of now.
The previous shows nations with similar and less money-based force have taken the COVID-19 fight much more really/honestly and put the people first. Nigeria in any case, positions low among nations with far lower GDP like Mozambique, Senegal, and Burundi.
The (related to the responsibility of being a member of society) Media Lab sets that the government, through the Ministry of Health, organizations, and panels owes the Nigerian people an explanation on the explanation it is falling behind the rest of Africa and the world in testing (without any concern about/having nothing to do with) all the worldwide help it had gotten and the punishment (for sinning) Nigerians have made carrying/holding the lockdown.