COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 1,964 New Infections, Additional Deaths In Nigeria

COVID-19 infections in Nigeria have continued to surge as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 1,964 new cases, bringing the total number of infections to 116,655. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle, Thursday night. The health agency said that seven additional people died from coronavirus-related complications in the past 24 … Continue reading COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 1,964 New Infections, Additional Deaths In Nigeria

Nigeria Records Highest COVID-19 Figure As NCDC Confirms Additional Death

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday, recorded 1,354 new infections of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC confirmed this on its verified Twitter handle. One death was also recorded in Nigeria. The figure was the highest ever recorded in one day since the virus was first reported in Nigeria. … Continue reading Nigeria Records Highest COVID-19 Figure As NCDC Confirms Additional Death

Nigeria Records 749 New Cases Of Coronavirus

On Tuesday, December 29, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced 749 new cases of Coronavirus in the country.  The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-299, Plateau-131, Kaduna-83, FCT-74, Kwara-35, Sokoto-26, Edo-18, Kano-17, Katsina-16, Delta-11, Nasarawa-10, Ondo-9, Bauchi-9, Rivers-5, Akwa Ibom-3, Jigawa-1, Osun-1, Ekiti-1. Nigeria Records 749 New Cases … Continue reading Nigeria Records 749 New Cases Of Coronavirus

2021 May Be Worse, NCDC Warns As Weekly COVID-19 Cases Spike

Amid rising cases of COVID-19 in the country, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has warned that 2021 may be worse. The NCDC DG, Chinwe Ihekweazu, said this on Wednesday morning, even as he disclosed that Nigeria recorded the highest weekly cases of COVID-19. He warned Nigerians to protect themselves, adding that the disregard … Continue reading 2021 May Be Worse, NCDC Warns As Weekly COVID-19 Cases Spike

NCDC Announces 712 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria on Friday recorded seven hundred and twelve, 712, new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, made the announcement on its Twitter page. Lagos State and FCT recorded the highest numbers at 388 and 77 cases, respectively, while Kwara State followed with 39 cases. The public health … Continue reading NCDC Announces 712 New Cases Of COVID-19

BREAKING: COVID-19 Cases Reach 55,632 In Nigeria

Nigeria now has 55,632 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 176 new cases recorded on Wednesday night. According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, 43,610 patients have now been discharged, with 1,070 patients losing their lives to the Coronavirus. The tweet revealed that the Federal Capital Territory had the highest number of … Continue reading BREAKING: COVID-19 Cases Reach 55,632 In Nigeria

COVID UPDATE: More Recoveries, Less Infections Last Week

Daily figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that more people recovered from their Coronavirus illness than new infections in the country last week. Last week, many Nigerians breathed a sigh of relief when tentative dates were announced for reopening of schools in Lagos State, Nigeria’s epicentere of Coronavirus. While announcing … Continue reading COVID UPDATE: More Recoveries, Less Infections Last Week

BREAKING: Nigeria Records 593 New Cases Of COVID-19, Total Now 50,488

Nigeria on Wednesday night recorded 593 new cases of Coronavirus around the country. According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Plateau State recorded the highest number of cases, with 186 cases, followed by Lagos State with 182 cases. The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) followed with 62 cases. Other states recorded … Continue reading BREAKING: Nigeria Records 593 New Cases Of COVID-19, Total Now 50,488

BREAKING: COVID-19 Deaths Reach 974 In Nigeria

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday night revealed that 974 persons have lost their lives to coronavirus in the country. According to a tweet from the NCDC, 325 persons got infected with the virus on Saturday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 48, 770. 36,290 patients have … Continue reading BREAKING: COVID-19 Deaths Reach 974 In Nigeria

Fed Govt Approves N8.5b To Boost COVID-19 Tests

Nigeria is to spend N8.49 billion on COVID-19 testing. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the money at Wednesday’s meeting for the purchase of 12 assorted items by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). But the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) said  on Wednesday that the country needs “more investments in education and health. Our … Continue reading Fed Govt Approves N8.5b To Boost COVID-19 Tests