NCDC Confirms 416 New Cases of Coronavirus

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, on Monday announced that Nigeria recorded four hundred and sixteen, 416, new COVID-19 cases. The NCDC in a tweet said Lagos recorded 192 cases, while Edo followed with 41. It added that the total number of confirmed cases in the country now stands at 10578. The tweet reads …

Oyo State Government, Seyi MakindeRecords 30 New Cases Of Coronavirus In 3 Days

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has disclosed that the State has recorded another thirty (30) new cases of coronavirus. The thirty cases according to him were recorded on 28, 29 and 30th of May 2020. Makinde noted that with the new cases, the State currently has 282 confirmed cases of Coronavirus. Makinde, who made …

God Said I Should Not Worry About Those Who Will Die Due To Coronavirus – Pastor Adeboye

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), on Sunday said a lot of great things will come out of the lockdown imposed due to the deadly coronavirus. Adeboye in a sermon during a live broadcast to his members on Sunday, predicted that many babies will be birthed in early …

COVID-19 death toll hits 50 in Lagos State

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has said that the number of COVID-19 related deaths in the state now stands at 50. Abayomi disclosed this via his Twitter feed on Saturday evening. According to him, 254 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Lagos on May 29, bringing the total number to 4,393. “3 …

CORONAVIRUS: No Responsible Govt Will Open Schools Now – Gombe

The Gombe State Government has warned against the reopening of schools in the state from June 8. Dr Habu Dahiru, the state Commissioner for Education, speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Thursday said that the ministry of education was yet to receive any circular from relevant agencies on resumption date …

LGA Chairman In Rivers state Reportedly Dies Of Coronavirus

The Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers state PDP, has expressed sadness over the death of the Chairman of Asari Toru Local Government Area, Odiari Princewill who died of a suspected case of COVID-19. State Chairman of the PDP, Amb. Desmond Akawor in a statement said Princewill fought for the party and the state, and did …

Coronavirus Patients No Longer Infectious After 11 Days – Study

According to new reports, the longest viability period of the Coronavirus in patients is 10 days. The study was carried out by infectious diseases experts in Singapore. The Director General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force media briefing on Wednesday in Abuja. The News Agency …

Adamawa State Confirms 2 Coronavirus Deaths, 11 New Cases

Adamawa State has confirmed two fresh deaths from COVID-19, bringing to three the number of related deaths so far in the state. The government has also announced 11 fresh cases, bringing to 38 the total number of infections that the state has had so far. The state Commissioner of Health, Professor Abdullahi Isa, who gave …

French Govt Bans Use Of Hydroxychloroquine In Treating COVID-19 Patients

The French government on Wednesday banned doctors from administering hydroxychloroquine in treating patients with COVID-19 in the country. The ban was implemented when the French government canceled a decree allowing hospitals, doctors to administer hydroxychloroquine on patients, Reuters reports. The announcement which was made by the France Ministry of Health’s official bulletin said the ban …

“Album Work In Progress” Dropping After This Coronavirus Case – Mr P (Peter Okoye)

Popular Nigerian music artist Mr. P has hinted on dropping a new album after being off the music scene for a very long time. The former member of defunct music group P square who took to his social media to drop the hint on his social media after being mute for a very long time …

Kaduna State Governor Confirms 19 New Cases Of Coronavirus, Discharge Of 12 Patients

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has confirmed that 19 new cases of coronavirus disease have been recorded in the State. The Governor made the confirmation in a tweet via his Twitter Account on Tuesday while announcing the discharge of 12 patients after showing full recovery from the viral infection According to him, 17 of …

China Reports No New COVID-19 Cases For First Time

China on Saturday reported zero new coronavirus infections for the first time since it started reporting data in January, a day after Communist Party leaders celebrated “major achievements” in the virus fight. The virus first emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan late last year, but cases have dwindled dramatically from the peak in …

245 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

245 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Friday, May 22, 2020. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 131 cases were recorded in Lagos, 16 in Jigawa, 13 in Ogun, 12 in Borno, 9 in Kaduna, 9 in Oyo, 9 in Rivers, 9 in Ebonyi, 8 in Kano, 7 in …

NCDC Makes Appeal To All State Governments Over Coronavirus Tests

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on State governments to intensify efforts to ramp up sample collection and testing for coronavirus. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made the disclosure while speaking with journalists on the backdrop of the country’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday in Abuja. The DG said …

Governor Oyetola Commissions 160-Bed Isolation Centre In Osun State (SEE PHOTOS)

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, on Wednesday, commissioned an isolation centre with 160 beds in Osogbo as part of efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic in the state. Mr Oyetola said that a group, the Coalition Against COVID-19 (Ca-COVID), donated equipment, consumables and 100 beds. He said the state government added 60 beds …