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BREAKING: 454 new COVID-19 cases recorded in 18 states, FCT

Nigeria’s confirmed cases of coronavirus reached 27,564 on Friday night following 454 fresh infections, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said in an update. Lagos recorded 87 of the 454 cases, followed by Edo with 63, FCT with 60 and Ondo 41. The rest are: Benue – 32, Abia – 31, Ogun – 29,…

Almost Half Of Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Have Fully Recovered

Almost half of Africa’s COVID-19 cases have recovered from the disease, according to the Africa Centre for Disease Control (ACDC). Before now, there were fears that Africa will not be able to cope with the contagion which many feel will overwhelm the continent’s health systems. COVID-19: Expect Dead Bodies In The Street Of African Countries,…

COVID-19: Bayelsa Govt Increases Screening Of Persons At Borders

The Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri has directed the COVID-19 Task Force to intensify screening of persons at all entry points into the state. This is in line with the rise in the number of cases in the state and the lifting of the interstate ban by the Federal Government. Governor Diri also directed the…

COVID-19: US Reports 52,000 New Cases In 24 Hours

The US notched more than 52,000 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours Wednesday, a tally by Johns Hopkins University showed, a new one-day record as infections surge around the country. The Baltimore-based university’s tracker showed 52,898 more cases as of 8:30 pm (0030 Thursday GMT), bringing the total number of cases since the pandemic reached…

NAFDAC disrupts unveiling of alleged COVID-19 drug in Abeokuta

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday disrupted the unveiling of an alleged COVID-19 herbal syrup in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Paul Oni, a herbalist, was said to have concluded arrangements to unveil his syrup at a briefing on Thursday at the Centenary Hall in the Ake axis of Abeokuta.

COVID-19: 193 Almajirai test positive in Kano

At least 193 Almajirai have tested positive for coronavirus in Kano, the State Government has announced. The development has further fueled the controversy surrounding the ongoing reparations exercise. Commissioner for Education, Sunusi Muhammad Kiru, while briefing the media on Thursday, said so far a total of 1,500 Almajiris have been evacuated from Kano to their…

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