BREAKING: COVID-19 deaths hit 1,115 in Nigeria

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night revealed that 1,115 persons have died from Coronavirus in the country. According to a tweet released by the body, 163 new cases were confirmed around the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 60, 266. 51,735 persons have so far been discharged. Lagos... Continue Reading →

PHOTOS: Police Block Lagos-Ibadan Expressway As Lock Down Order Takes Effect

As part of plans to effectively lock down the Lagos metropolis, the police have blocked the inbound and outbound sections of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. This move follows the recent order by President Muhammadu Buhari, in line with local and global best practices for curbing the spread of COVID-19. In his nationwide broadcast on Sunday, President... Continue Reading →

President Buhari Signs COVID-19 Regulations 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the COVID-19 Regulations, 2020, which declared COVID-19 a dangerous infectious disease. This according to Femi Adesina the special adviser to the President, is in line with the exercising of the powers conferred on Buhari by Sections 2, 3 and 4 of the Quarantine Act (CAP Q2 LFN 2004), and... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Oyo Coronavirus Cases Hit Seven, Traces 101 Contacts

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Oyo State was seven as of Monday. It was learned that the blood samples of some persons being located through contact tracing had already been sent to the diagnostic center. The state Incident Manager, Dr. Olabode Ladipo, who spoke in a telephone interview with Punch correspondent on Monday,... Continue Reading →

#COVID-19 UPDATE: 20 New Cases Confirmed As Nigeria’s Toll Hits 131

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night announced 20 more new cases of coronavirus. “Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 13 in Lagos, 4 in FCT, 2 in Kaduna and 1 in Oyo State,” NCDC tweeted. “As at 09:00 pm 30th March, there are 131 confirmed cases of #COVID19... Continue Reading →

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