The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 has given reasons low numbers of confirmed cases have been recorded in the country in recent times.
The task force met with President Buhari at the statehouse Abuja on Wednesday August 5 where they briefed the president on its efforts so far in the fight against the pandemic.
The task force team led by its chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, presented its interim report to the President.
The team had on Monday July 27 announced an extension of the current phase two eased lockdown by one week which elapses tomorrow, August 6.
Mustapha attributed the low number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to the reduced number of testing due to the Sallah holiday.
Mustapha while briefing newsmen after the meeting, also disclosed that new directives will be released on Thursday, August 6.