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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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COVID-19: India Becomes Third Worst-Hit Country With Toll Near 700,000

India has become the third country with the highest number of coronavirus cases in the world behind Brazil and the United States of America. Despite mixed progress in parts of Asia, total global infections are fast approaching 11.5 million, with more than 533,000 deaths. The Indian government — like many around the world — has gradually lifted…

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COVID-19: Lagos Confirms The Discharge Of 45 More Patients

On Sunday June 6, 2020, the Lagos State Government confirmed the discharge of forty-five more COVID-19 patients after recovering from the novel virus. The Lagos State Ministry of Health shared the report on Twitter where it explained that the recovered patients were discharged after testing negative to the virus. While giving a breakdown of the figures, the Ministry said…

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ICYMI: Federal Government Evacuates 238 Nigerians Stranded In Turkey

The Federal Government has evacuated two hundred and thirty-eight Nigerians who were stranded in Turkey due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a Tweet, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) confirmed their arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Sunday. It explained that the returnees tested negative for COVID-19 but added that they are expected to…

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#ICYMI: Nigeria Records 544 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Exceed 28,000

On Sunday July 6, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) continued its daily report of COVID-19 cases with the record of 544 fresh infections. In a tweet shared by the health agency, the latest figure brings the country’s total confirmed cases to 28,711. NCDC said the new COVID-19 cases were reported in 18 states in the country and the Federal…

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COVID-19: FCT Discharges 20 More Patients After Successful Treatment

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has confirmed the discharge of 20 more coronavirus patients after testing negative to the deadly virus. FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, made this known on Saturday, noting that the total number of discharged patients in the nation’s capital has risen to 459, Punch reports. “On July 2nd, 20 #COVID19 patients were…

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Governor Dave Umahi Of Ebonyi State Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, widely known as COVID-19. The Governor confirmed this in a statement personally signed by him on Saturday. He and some of his close aides contracted the disease after carrying out the coronavirus test, the statement said. Umahi further disclosed that, presently, they…

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Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu Recovers From COVID-19

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has recovered from the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. According to Pulse Nigeria, the politician tested negative for the virus on Friday, July 3. Recall that he went into Isolation after contracting the disease on June 8. A statement from the state’s Commissioner of Information, John Okiyi Kalu, announcing the governor’s…

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