Governor’s daughter positive to covid-19

Te Governor of Delta State, Dr ifeanyi A. Okowa has made it public on his verified Facebook page that his daughter has been tested positive to the covid-19 virus & as such he & his family will embark on isolation for fourteen days. Earlier today, Edith and I received the news that one of our … Continue reading Governor’s daughter positive to covid-19

Nigerian researchers announce COVID-19 vaccine

Vaccine expected to be mobilized for widespread use in at least 18 months, says science team leader A team of Nigerian scientists has announced the discovery of a preventive vaccine against the novel coronavirus, local media reported Saturday. "It is our passion to be a solution provider to such a global pandemic, and we are … Continue reading Nigerian researchers announce COVID-19 vaccine

Nigeria: 284 new cases of #COVID19;‬ 6677 total confirmed case

284 new cases of #COVID19;‬ ‪199-Lagos‬‪26-Rivers‬‪19-Oyo‬‪8-FCT‬‪8-Borno‬‪7-Plateau‬‪6-Jigawa‬‪5-Kano‬‪2-Abia‬‪1-Ekiti‬‪1-Delta‬‪1-Kwara‬‪1-Taraba‬ ‪6677 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria‬‪Discharged: 1840‬‪Deaths: 200 On the 18th of May, 8 new cases in Zamfara were erroneously announced Therefore, as at the 20th of May 2020, Zamfara has recorded a total of 76 confirmed cases We apologise to Zamfara State Government for this error and reiterate … Continue reading Nigeria: 284 new cases of #COVID19;‬ 6677 total confirmed case

NIGERIA: 226 new cases of #COVID19;‬ 6401 total confirmed cases

226 new cases of #COVID19;‬ ‪131-Lagos‬‪25-Ogun‬‪15-Plateau‬‪11-Edo‬‪7-Kaduna‬‪6-Oyo‬‪5-FCT‬‪5-Adamawa‬‪4-Jigawa‬‪4-Ebonyi‬‪4-Borno‬‪3-Nasarawa‬‪2-Bauchi‬‪2-Gombe‬‪1-Enugu‬‪1-Bayelsa‬ ‪6401 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria‬‪Discharged: 1734‬‪Deaths: 192 TakeResponsibility

NIGERIA: 216 new cases of #COVID19;‬ 6175 total confirmed cases

216 new cases of #COVID19;‬ ‪74-Lagos‬‪33-Katsina‬‪19-Oyo‬‪17-Kano‬‪13-Edo‬‪10-Zamfara‬‪8-Ogun‬‪8-Gombe‬‪8-Borno‬‪7-Bauchi‬‪7-Kwara‬‪4-FCT‬‪3-Kaduna‬‪3-Enugu‬‪2-Rivers‬ ‪6175 cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria‬‪Discharged: 1644‬‪Deaths: 191 A breakdown of cases by state can be found via covid19.ncdc.gov.ng

COVID-19: Madagascar demands 170,000 Euros from Fed Govt for herbal drugs

Republic of Madagascar has asked Nigeria to pay 170,000 Euros for the quantity of its COVID-19 cure drugs sent to the Federal Government, it was learnt at the weekend. The quantity of the consignment sent to Nigeria through Guinea Bissau could not be ascertained yesterday. Guinea Bissau President Umaro Sissoco Embalo, who visited President Muhammadu … Continue reading COVID-19: Madagascar demands 170,000 Euros from Fed Govt for herbal drugs

Coronavirus: Ghana, Lebanon, Others Named Among Countries With Best Response

The Washington Post, in a report, applauded Ghana for the decisive way it has responded to the crisis since it broke out earlier in the year. Ghana, Lebanon, Costa Rica, Vietnam, and New Zealand have been hailed as the countries with the best response to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Washington Post, in a report, applauded … Continue reading Coronavirus: Ghana, Lebanon, Others Named Among Countries With Best Response

28-year-old pregnant doctor dies of COVID-19 in Algeria

The death of a pregnant Algerian doctor from the COVID-19 disease after she was denied maternity leave has sparked an uproar and prompted the dismissal Sunday of a hospital director. Health Minister Abderrahman Benbouzid sacked the director of the Ras El Oued hospital in eastern Algeria after Wafa Boudissa succumbed to COVID-19, a source close … Continue reading 28-year-old pregnant doctor dies of COVID-19 in Algeria

Newborn baby tests positive for COVID-19 in Russia

A baby was born with the coronavirus in Russia’s Caucasus region, health officials were quoted by TASS news agency as saying on Sunday, to a mother who is also infected. The birth in the North Ossetia city of Beslan follows one in mid-April in Peru, which health officials there said was the second known case … Continue reading Newborn baby tests positive for COVID-19 in Russia

US records 820 new COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

The United States on Sunday recorded 820 new coronavirus fatalities in the previous 24 hours, but the country’s total death count neared 90,000, a Johns Hopkins University tracker reported. The latest toll, marked at 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Monday), was the lowest since 776 daily deaths were recorded on May 10, but the count ranged … Continue reading US records 820 new COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours