Tag Archives: Dr Osagie Ehanire

ICYMI: Nigeria Receives Samples Of COVID-19 Vaccine From Russia

Russian has presented the Nigerian Government with the samples of COVID-19 vaccine in a bid to facilitate the country’s vaccine production. Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire received the samples from Alexey Shebarshin, Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria during a visit to the Ministry in Abuja on Friday. The Russian Ambassador also handed over to the Ehanire an aide…

Read more

Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases Is Dropping Due To Low Testing, PTF Reveals

According to the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, the decline in testing across states is the reason why Nigeria has been recording low Coronavirus cases. The Head of Disease Surveillance for the NCDC, Elsie Ilori, disclosed this on Monday August 31 noting that the low testing is due to low sample collection. She added that States…

Read more

About 60% Of Mass Deaths In Kano Reportedly Connected To Coronavirus

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has disclosed that about 60 per cent of the mass deaths reported in Kano State may have been triggered by coronavirus (COVID-19). Ehanire made the revelation on Monday at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 which held in Abuja. He explained that the figures were the…

Read more

COVID-19: 40 Health Workers Test Positive As Hospitals Complain Shortage Of PPE

As the numbers of coronavirus cases continue to rise in Nigeria, about 40 health workers in the country have tested positive to the deadly disease. This was disclosed by the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 media briefing in Abuja on Thursday, where he urged all health workers to…

Read more

Nigeria’s Health Ministry Confirms Second Case Of Coronavirus In Ogun State

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has announced a second case of Coronavirus in Ogun state. Ehanire announced this today Monday, March 9 2020 at a press conference in Benin City, the Edo State capital. According to online reports, Ehanire briefed reporters at the boardroom of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, where he gave…

Read more