The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday resumed giving updates of COVID – 19 in the country . It said it initially stopped media activities including COVID – 19 updates to honour the dead victims of the # EndSARS protests.
The organisation , however, said it had continued testing and daily reporting of the COVID – 19 situation on its microsite.
The NCDC spokesperson , Emeka Oguanuo , said this in a text message following enquires by our correspondent .
The statement reads , “ Dear Nigerians , we recently paused our social media activities as a sign of respect to lives lost and affected following the recent violence in parts of Nigeria.
“ However , we continued testing and daily reporting of the COVID – 19 situation on the NCDC microsite . ”