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30-Year-Old Journalist Becomes Zimbabwe’s First Coronavirus Death

As the numbers of cases rise in Africa, journalist Zororo Makamba has become Zimbabwe’s first coronavirus death. According to ZBC News, Health and Child Care Minister Obediah Moyo confirmed the death of the prominent journalist, Makamba. He was 30-years-old. Makamba was the second person to test positive for the virus in Zimbabwe. Reports suggest that…

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Coronavirus: Access Bank Shuts Down Branch After Visitor Tests Positive

Access Bank has closed its branch in Ligali, within the Ayorinde area of Victoria Island, Lagos after one of its visitors tested positive to COVID-19. The bank in a statement on Monday revealed that the individual whose identity was not disclosed, visited the organisation when he was symptom-free. It noted that the patient is being…

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Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Bala Mohammed, Bauchi state governor has tested positive for Coronavirus. This comes after coming in contact with the son of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who he met on a flight and reportedly shook hands with. The governor and his aides went into self isolation on Monday March 23rd after returning from his Germany trip. This…

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Nigerians React As Aisha Buhari Suggests Total Lockdown To Prevent Spread Of Coronavirus

The First Lady of Nigeria and wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has expressed her thoughts on the raging coronavirus pandemic as she seeks a total lockdown of the country. Aisha Buhari revealed this in a tweet on Monday, where she commended the state governors for closing down schools. However, the conversation has yielded mixed reactions…

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Breaking: Nigeria Records First Death Of Coronavirus Pandemic

A former Managing Director of Pipelines and Products Marketing Company, a subsidiary of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Suleiman Achimugu, has died of Coronavirus. He is the first casualty in Nigeria. According to reports, he got back from UK 2 weeks ago and started exhibiting symptoms on Tuesday. The family reported to the NCDC and they…

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Loss Of Taste And Smell Could Be New Coronavirus Symptoms, Expert Reveals

Some of the new coronavirus symptoms in patients might include loss of smell and taste for patients who don’t exhibit any other symptoms. This was revealed by a British expert in ear, nose and throat . According to SKY News, the British Association of Otorhinolaryngology explains that those who do not have a fever or a cough…

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Idris Elba’s Wife, Sabrina Contacts Coronavirus After Testing Positive

According to Refinery29, Sabrina Dhowre has announced that she tested positive for coronavirus, days after her British actor-husband Idris Elba tested positive for same virus. The news outlet stated that the model unveiled the news while speaking to US media mogul Oprah Winfrey insisting that she was “not surprised” and never questioned staying with the star actor…

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Harvey Weinstein Reportedly Tests Positive For Coronavirus in Jail

According to BuzzFeed News, Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for the coronavirus while in prison. The disgraced Hollywood producer is said to be one of two inmates to contact the pandemic in New York’s Wende Correctional Facility. The 68-year-old producer who was convicted in February for rape and sexually assault is reportedly being isolated at…

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