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COVID-19: Anambra Sets Measure To Keep Its Citizen Safe

In response to the growing threat of the CoronaVirus Covid-19 pandemic, the Government of Anambra State has come out with the following measures to keep our people safe. 1. Civil servants in the state are hereby directed to proceed on a 14-day work-from-home with effect from Tuesday, March 24, 2020. However, any civil servant may...

Nigeria Records First COVID-19 Death

Nigeria has recorded the first case of death to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Monday via its verified Twitter handle. According to NCDC, the case was a 67-year-old male who returned home following medical treatment in the UK. He had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma and diabetes and was...

COVID-19: Italy Records Almost 800 Daily Deaths

Italy on Saturday reported 793 new coronavirus deaths, a one-day record that saw its toll shoot up to 4,825 — 38.3 percent of the world’s total. The number of COVID-19 infections rose by 6,557 to 53,578, another record. The total number of fatalities in the northern Lombardy regions around Milan surpassed 3,000. It accounts for nearly...

COVID-19: With Low Test Rates, Virus Spreads In Shadows

The lack of available tests for COVID-19 means the world is effectively fighting the pandemic blind and may not know the true extent of infection for months if not years, experts said Thursday. Because COVID-19 is so infectious — roughly 2.5 times that of the common cold — but not everyone presents symptoms, the figure...

COVID-19: Ogun State Government Bans Public Gatherings

In a statement on Wednesday, the Ogun government has some precautionary measures against the COVID-19 including an immediate ban of all high-density gatherings that would bring together 50 or more persons in the same place, such as social clubs, halls, cinemas, night clubs, restaurants, cafes, and sports arenas. According to the statement by Chief Press...

BREAKING:Five New Coronavirus Cases Recorded In Nigeria

The Federal Ministry of Health on wednesday has announced five new cases of coronavirus bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to eight. All five new cases had a travel history to the United Kingdom and the United States, Three of the new cases arrived from the US while the other two arrived...

Coronavirus: Kazakhstan Bans Public Events, Varsities To Teach Online

Kazakhstan on Thursday said it would close schools and universities and ban public events to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus after the WHO declaration of a pandemic. “The government is beginning to implement special preventative measures. Public events are cancelled,” President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said on Twitter. Kazakhstan, which shares borders with a number of...

BREAKING: Coronavirus Patient To Be Discharged Soon – Health Minister

Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire says that the Italian man, the index case of Coronavirus in Nigeria, will be discharged soon.   The Minister disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja during a conference with the diplomatic community about measures taken by the Federal Government to tackle the spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria. Dr Ehanire stressed that...

Lagos Reveals Identities Of Two ‘Yet-To-Be-Found’ Contacts Of Coronavirus Index Case

The Lagos State government has given the names of two individuals that had contact with the Italian index case of coronavirus. The Commissioner for Health in Lagos, Professor Akin Abayomi, revealed this on Monday while giving an update on the new case of the virus recorded in the country. He gave the details of the male...

Paris Airport Chief Tests Positive For Coronavirus

The Chief Executive of Groupe ADP, the company which runs Paris’ two main international airports, Charles de Gaulle and Orly, has tested positive for the coronavirus, the group said Monday. Augustin de Romanet tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, the company said, adding that his “state of health is not a cause for concern and...

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