NCDC, NIMR release COVID-19 household Seroprevalence surveys in 4 States


Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu.

… More Nigerians stil at risk of infection

…1 in 5 in Lagos, Enugu, Nassarawa  states already infected with virus

By Chioma Obinna

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and Nigeria Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)  among other partners on Monday released findings of household seroprevalence surveys conducted in  four states of

Lagos, Enugu, Nasarawa and Gombe States even as the survey showed that a significant proportion of people in Nigeria are still at risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

The Survey revealed that the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies was 23 percent in Lagos and Enugu States, 19 percent in Nasarawa State, and 9 percent in Gombe State.

This means that as many as 1 in 5 individuals in Lagos, Enugu and…



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