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

Russia Has Developed First COVID-19 Vaccine For Use

Russia has announced the world’s first vaccine for COVID-19 amid concerns it may not have fully tested its product. Announcing regulatory approval for a test vaccine produced by Moscow’s Gamaleya Institute after shortened trials, Vladimir Putin claimed testing had demonstrated the product was safe, worked effectively and formed long-term immunity. “One of my daughters did … Continue reading Russia Has Developed First COVID-19 Vaccine For Use

US Tops 5 Million Covid-19 Cases, With Five States Making Up More Than 40% Of Tally

The US topped 5 million cases of coronavirus early Sunday -- and as experts have highlighted before, the true number of infections could be many times higher. The number means the country holds about a quarter of global cases of the virus and also tops the list with the most reported deaths in the world. Of the country's 5,022,187 estimated cases, 162,696 … Continue reading US Tops 5 Million Covid-19 Cases, With Five States Making Up More Than 40% Of Tally

BREAKING: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Exceed 45,000

Nigeria on Thursday night recorded 354 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 45,244. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this through its official Twitter handle. READ ALSO NCDC said that the 354 new confirmed cases were from 17 states with discharged 32,430 so far. FCT … Continue reading BREAKING: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Exceed 45,000

BREAKING: FG Extends COVID-19 Lockdown

The Federal Government has announced extension of the second phase of the eased lockdown for another four weeks. The extension is the third for the second phase. READ ALSO Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 announced this during the Task Force briefing in … Continue reading BREAKING: FG Extends COVID-19 Lockdown

‘Over One Billion School Kids Worldwide Affected By COVID-19’

The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the largest educational disruption in history that has affected more than 1 billion school students worldwide, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday. “The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education ever. “In mid-July, schools were closed in more than 160 countries, affecting over 1 billion … Continue reading ‘Over One Billion School Kids Worldwide Affected By COVID-19’