Tag Archives: COVID-19

ICYMI: Commissioner, 21 More COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Delta State

21 more COVID-19 patients in Delta State including Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu have been discharged from the State’s isolation centre. The latest development was confirmed in a statement issued by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Olisa Ifeajika on Tuesday. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s spokesman noted that the state government released them after testing…

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Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, Tests Positive For COVID-19

On Tuesday June 7 2020, the President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro announced that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) but said he was feeling “perfectly well” and had only mild symptoms. The 65-year-old leader has caused huge controversy in Brazil for repeatedly flouting containment measures and minimizing the risk of the virus,…

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ICYMI: NCDC Records 503 New COVID-19 Cases, Death Toll Now 669

Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll have continued to rise as the country remains in the second phase of relaxing coronavirus lockdowns. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) late Tuesday July 7, 2020, announced 503 new cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 29,879. As usual, Lagos, the country’s virus hotspot, reported the highest…

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Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, Recovers From COVID-19

The Governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu has recovered from  the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. He disclosed the news at a press conference on Monday, July 6. Recall that the governor tested positive for the disease on June 30, however during his state broadcast, he said another test carried out on him returned negative. ”As you all know,…

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COVID-19: Foreign Students Risk Deportation If US Schools Go Online-Only

The United States government has said that it would not grant visas to international students enrolled in a school whose programme offer online classes only while students whose school will switch might also risk deportation, all due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday, July 6, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), which is run…

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COVID-19: Kano State Has The Best Recovery Rate In Nigeria

Kano has boasted the highest recovery rate among the most affected states in Nigeria, according to data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). On Sunday June 5th, 2020, Kano had 1,264 cases of the virus out of which 1,024 have been treated and discharged, meaning the state has a recovery rate of 63 percent, the highest so far in the country.…

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Lagos Discharges 31 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients

ICYMI: on Monday, the Lagos State Government recorded the discharge of thirty-one more COVID-19 patients after recovering from the ravaging disease. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governor and COVID-19 Incident Commander in Lagos State, said this in a statement where he noted that the discharged patients included 16 females and 39 males – all Nigerians – and…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Almost 30,000 With 575 New Cases

On Monday, Nigeria’s COVID-19 toll exceeded the 29, 000 mark as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 575 new cases of the novel virus. This is according to the latest data released by the health agency, NCDC explained that the new cases were reported in 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory, taking Nigeria’s total…

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Kylie And Kendall Jenner React After Being Accused Of Not Paying Factory Workers

Kendall Jenner and her younger sister, Kylie Jenner have responded to accusations that their fashion brand, Kendall + Kylie they did not pay factory workers in Bangladesh. The rumors began circulating after Instagram users found out that Global Brands Group (GBG) wasn’t paying workers. The Keeping Up With The Kardashians stars are now clarifying that their…

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122 COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Edo State

The Edo State Government has announced the discharge of 122 coronavirus (COVID-19) patients from the State’s isolation centers after their successful treatment, Channels TV reports. The Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Patrick Okundia, disclosed the latest development on Sunday in Benin City, the state capital. He noted that the state has recorded 87…

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