Tag Archives: Disease

Nigeria Says COVID-19 Vaccines Will Not Be Available Until 2021

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Thursday said vaccine for the Coronavirus would be available until 2021. During a Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing, Ehanire said, “Vaccines will not be available until next year at best. No reliable therapeutics has been confirmed but our country must restart businesses, including travel to allow citizens to earn their livelihood.”…

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Nigeria Confirms 126 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Almost 57,000

Nigeria has recorded 126  new cases of the Coronavirus, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed. Disclosing the latest development  on Monday via Twitter, the agency noted that of the new case 37 were recorded in Abuja, 27 in Lagos 16 in Plateau, 9 in Kaduna, 7 in Abia, while Gombe and Ondo states recorded …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Raises Alarm On International Travellers Presenting Fake Test Results

The Federal Government has raised the alarm that the’re been an influx of positive COVID-19 international travellers from some specific countries, who have been gaining access into Nigeria by presenting fake PCR results. Dr Sani Aliyu, National Coordinator of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, disclosed this on Tuesday, in response to the joint Senate committees on Health…

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Nigeria Records Five More COVID-19 Deaths As Recovery Toll Exceed 44,000

On Tuesday September 15, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 90 new cases of the novel coronavirus, putting the country’s total caseload at 56,478, with 44,430 cases discharged and 1,088 deaths. The health agency who shared this in a late-night tweet also confirmed that the country reported five new deaths as a result of the…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records Lowest Infections In Months With 79 New Cases

79 new cases of the novel Coronavirus has been confirmed in Nigeria, according to the country’s disease control agency. Taking to Twitter on Sunday September 13, the agency noted that the new figure is the lowest in several months, bringing the infection toll in the country to 56,256. Of the new cases, 30 were recorded in Lagos,…

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Nigeria Confirms 188 New Cases Of COVID-19 As Toll Exceed 56,000

188 new cases of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) along with one more death. Till date, the country has confirmed 56,017 cases of the virus; 43,998 cases have however been discharged with 1,076 deaths. The 188 new cases were reported on Friday in a late-night Twitter stating…

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COVID-19: Delta Grants Reopening Of Cinema Houses, Hotels & Others

On Thursday September 10, the Delta State Government further relaxed the COVID-19 directives put in place to curb the spread of the ravaging virus. The Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu made this known in in Asaba where he stated that cinemas, hotels, eateries, and others have been allowed to operate but should observe the COVID-19 protocols. He reportedly said, “We have…

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Nigeria’s Recovery Toll Push Towards 44,000 As NCDC Reports 197 New Cases

Nigeria has confirmed 197 fresh COVID-19 cases even as the total number of recoveries near 44,000. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed the latest updates on Thursday stating that the new infections were reported in twelve states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Plateau State which has now become the pandemic epicentre in the country had the…

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