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 …

Lagos State, Abuja leads as NCDC confirms 313 New Cases of Coronavirus

Nigeria on Sunday night confirmed 313 new cases of coronavirus. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, confirmed this in a post on its official Twitter page. Lagos recorded the highest number with 146 new cases, while FCT followed with 36. This brings the total number of cases in Nigeria to 7839, with 226 deaths …

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 …

Nigerian Govt Gives Condition to Reopen Churches, Schools, Others

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to extend the eased lockdown for another two weeks is to try and contain the spread of COVID-19, before the economy is fully reopened. Mustapha, who is also the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, stated this …

Presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie, Explains Why President Buhari Doesn’t Wear Face Mask

Lauretta Onochie, the Personal Assistant to President Buhari on Social media, has revealed why the president doesn’t wear face mask. The NCDC, Ministry of Health, and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 have repeatedly advised Nigerians to wear a face mask to prevent getting infected with the Coronavirus. President Buhari has engaged in several meetings …

NCDC Releases List Of States With Molecular Labs For Testing COVID-19 In Nigeria

The Nigerian Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has released the list of States with molecular laboratories for testing suspected cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. According to NCDC, 23 molecular laboratories have been set up in thirteen states, including the FCT, as of Sunday, May 10, 2020. The health agency disclosed this in a tweet on …

We are Struggling with Bed Spaces in Lagos State, Nigeria NCDC says

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is currently struggling with lack of bed spaces for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Lagos state. Chikwe Ihekweazu, director-general of NCDC, made this revelation at the briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19 on Thursday, April 30. Ihekweazu added that although there are about …

COVID-19: We’ve Carried Out 10,000 Tests Till Date — NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that till date, 10,000 persons have been tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, who disclosed this at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, on Thursday in Abuja, urged people to stop playing the …