Tag Archives: COVID-19

Ondo Records Two New COVID-19 Deaths As Confirmed Cases Rise To 28

The Government of Ondo has recorded two fresh COVID-19 deaths out of three cases confirmed over the weekend in the state, SaharaReporters reports. The State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, who made the disclosure on his Twitter page, said the deaths occurred on Monday morning. He said, “Today, we recorded three new cases and an unprecedented number of deaths…

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Nigerian COVID-19 Survivors Share Their Experience, Urge Public To Believe Virus Is Real

Two Nigerian COVID-19 survivors have narrated their experience with the global pandemic while advising other Nigerians to stay safe from disease presently ravaging the country. In a video shared by the Federal Ministry of Health on Twitter, the unnamed man and woman recounted how they tested positive for the virus, getting admitted in an isolation center,…

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Over 300 Indian Citizens Evacuated From Nigeria Amid Coronavirus

On Sunday, the Indian government evacuated some of its citizens stranded in Nigeria as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. According to a tweet by the High Commission of India in Abuja, the repatriation exercise commenced in the early hours of Sunday with the airlifting of 312 Indian nationals. The Commission revealed that the aircraft conveying the…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Surpass 10,000 With 307 New Infections

The number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has exceeded 10,000 mark on Sunday with 307 new cases reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The daily increase continued despite intensified efforts by authorities to flatten the curve of the pandemic. According to the report shared by the health agency, the latest update brings the total infections…

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286 Stranded Nigerians Arrive Abuja Airport After Being Evacuated From China

The Federal Government has confirmed the evacuation of 286 Nigerians stranded in China due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The China returnees arrived the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday. Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, while announcing the arrival said the returnees would be proceeding on compulsory 14 days isolation. A…

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COVID-19: Ondo Religious Worshipers Not Allowed To Shake Hands, Hug After State Lifts Ban

Days after partially lifting of the ban on religious activities in Ondo State, the Government has said it will shut down any worship centre that fails to comply with the strict measures guiding the rule. On Friday, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, Commissioner for Health and Chairman, Inter-ministerial Committee on COVID-19 made the report known in the state…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Almost 10,000 With 387 New Infections

The COVID-19 toll in Nigeria has headed towards 10,000 as the country, late Friday, recorded 387 new active cases . The new infections were confirmed by the specialist agency, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on their official Twitter account. This takes the country’s total cases to 9,302, out of which 2697 have been discharged…

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COVID-19: President Trump Cuts US Ties With World Health Organization

Months after slamming the World Health Organization (WHO), President Donald Trump has announced that the US is terminating its ties with the specialized UN agency and will halt all their funding. Trump made the announcement during a press conference at the White House Rose Garden on Friday May 29. He said his decision comes after WHO ”failed to…

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Edo State Confirms The Discharges Of 11 More COVID-19 Patients

Edo State Government has announced that 11 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged after recovering from the ravaging disease. The State Governor, Godwin Obaseki made the announcement via Twitter and also disclosed that a total of 69 patients have now been discharged in the state after recovering from the disease. He tweeted, “We have discharged…

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