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COVID19: India Records 77,220 NEW CASES IN 24hours.

India has seen a large spike in number of new Coronavirus cases after 77,226 infections were recorded in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day caseload in the world.  India now has a total of more than 3.38 million cases since the start of the pandemic with 46 percent of infections detected in August alone. […]

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COVID19 : Hong Kong REPORTS FIRST CASE OF REINFECTION.

A 33-year-old man living in Hong Kong has been reinfected with Covid-19 for the second time this year, according to preliminary research. He is the “first case” documented of getting coronavirus twice. He had symptoms the first time, but no obvious symptoms the second time, the team at the University of Hong Kong reported Monday. The pre-print study […]

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COVID19 : 10,000 HEALTH WORKERS TEST POSITIVE IN AFRICA.

A chief Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Dr. Abubakar Danladi, has claimed that over 10,000 health workers across Africa have tested positive for COVID-19 pandemic. He added that 200 Nigerian health workers and 10 doctors have so far been killed by the disease. Danladi, who stated these in Kaduna, said the development, coupled with lockdown, reduction […]

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Remdesivir NOW APPROVED FOR THE TREATMENT OF SEVERE CASES OF CORONAVIRUS.

The European Union has approved the use of remdesivir to treat severe cases of Coronavirus.  The announcement was made on Friday July 3, days after the US effectively stockpiled the world’s entire supply of the antiviral medication. Its approval came after two major US studies showed that remdesivir can reduce the duration of hospital stay for COVID-19 patients.  EU Health Commissioner Stella […]

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COVID-19: CAN seeks REVIEW OF WORSHIP TIME TO 90 Minutes.

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has requested that worship centres be allowed to go beyond one hour. The association stated this during a meeting with the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), in Abuja on Thursday. CAN’s General Secretary Joseph Daramola said the one hour timing would not be enough for services, adding that it […]

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IT IS SAFER TO WORSHIP AT HOME – FG

The federal government of Nigeria on Tuesday June 2, made a clarification on lifting of the ban on religious gathering.  Sani Aliyu, the national coordinator of the presidential task force on COVID-19 who spoke at the daily briefing today said it is safer for people to worship at home in spite of relaxation of the […]

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IT IS SAD’ NIGERIANS THINK WE ARE USING COVID-19 FOR PROFIT- Minister of State for Health

The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, has described as unfortunate insinuations by some Nigerians that the coronavirus disease does not exist and government is only using it to make money. He said such views could make a mockery of the efforts and sacrifices of people giving their best to treat infected persons and […]

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COVID-19: NCDC ISSUES GUIDELINES FOR PRIVATE LABS.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has issued guidelines for private laboratories to conduct coronavirus tests across the country. The Director-General of the Centre, Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday. The DG said the guidelines would be released via the Centre’s website. […]

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GRIDLOCK IN ABUJA AS SECURITY MEN ENFORCE INTERSTATE TRAVEL BAN.

There was traffic gridlock on Monday on the Abuja-Kaduna Highway at Zuba, as security men enforce the interstate travel ban in the Federal Capital Territory. see photos- The FCT Administration had on Saturday, May 6, vowed to enforce strictly the ban on interstate travel and other guidelines regulating the easing of the lockdown as part […]

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POLICE OFFICER DIES OF COVID-19 IN OGUN STATE.

The authorities of the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta have confirmed the death of an officer of the Nigerian Police Force as a result of coronavirus-related complications. The Head of Public Relations at FMC, Segun Orisajo, on Sunday morning, confirmed the death of the police officer without giving a name. According to Orisajo, the deceased […]