Tag Archives: Pandemic

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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Minister Of Aviation Says Meals Will No Be Longer Served Aboard Domestic Flights

Hadi Sirika, Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, has announced that there will be no serving of meals aboard flights upon the resumption of local airports. This is part of new measures to limit contamination and the spread of COVID-19 as flights resume domestically on the 8th of July. Sirika while speaking in Abuja said people boarding…

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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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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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