The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has blamed youths for the rapid COVID-19 spread in the country. Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the NCDC Director-General stated this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Thursday, July 2, in Abuja. He said youths between the ages of 20 and 40 were responsible for the […]
Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said that no state in the country is COVID-19 free. Ihekweazu said this today June 22 while speaking at the daily briefing of the presidential task force in Abuja. He said a state can only talk about being COVID-19 free when it is testing and […]
The National Youth Service Corps has embarked on measures that would enable safe and efficient conduct of its operations after lifting of COVID-19 restrictions on socio-economic activities in the country. The NYSC said the 2020 Batch ‘A’ Stream One Orientation Course was suspended one week into the exercise as a proactive measure to avert the […]
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. […]
In a related development, the NCDC said Lagos State got the largest number of COVID-19 response kits donated by Jack Ma. The Chinese billionaire, Jack Ma, had donated 100,000 ordinary face masks, 9,999 coverall gowns, 20,000 runs of reagents for testing and 913 face shields to help Nigeria in the fight against coronavirus. The donation […]
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has set a target of testing two million people in the next three months across the country. The Director-General of NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, who announced this at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing on Tuesday, said the target was in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive for aggressive reinforcement of testing and […]
Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has unveiled an eighty bed capacity coronavirus isolation center to further fight the scourge of the pandemic. He made the announcement on twitter. see photos Good job sir !