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US Housing Secretary & Renowned Neurosurgeon, Ben Carson, Contracts Coronavirus

United States Housing Secretary, Ben Carson has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) which has killed nearly 300,000 Americans since its inception in March. The news announced on Monday, November 9, makes Carson the latest member of President Donald Trump’s administration, after US’ Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows tested positive for the ravaging virus. The famous Neurosurgeon was “in…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Confirms Infection Toll Is Now 63,508

180 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) were recorded across the country on Thursday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced. Taking to Twitter, the disease agency noted that the new cases were confirmed in 14 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In the new update, Lagos, the country’s epicenter leads with 87…

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Ladipoe Is The Latest Nigerian Celebrity To Be Diagnosed With COVID-19

Ladipoe has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. The rapper said on Instagram Wednesday October 2 that his symptoms are mild and that he’s getting better. He added that he has been isolated since finding out he was exposed to the virus. “I recently received the results for my COVID-19 test and it was positive,” he…

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American Singer Trey Songz Reveals He Contracted COVID-19

Trey Songz has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus also known as COVID-19. The American musician disclosed the news via social media on Monday October 6. “Here with a very important message to let you know I tested positive for COVID-19,” he shared in a video. “I’ve taken many tests as I’ve been out protesting, food drives, of course I have a…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms One New Death, 160 More Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday recorded 160 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and one additional casualty. The health agency who revealed this in its latest update on the virus’ noted that the 160 new cases were reported from 13 states. They include: Rivers (42), Lagos (32), Plateau (21), FCT (18),…

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COVID-19: Trump Reportedly Suffering ‘Mild Symptoms’ As Buhari Wishes Quick Recovery

On Friday October 2, US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump almost broke Twitter after disclosing that they had tested positive for coronavirus just one month before the US election. Now White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has revealed to reporters that the President and First lady “remain in good spirits” but confirmed Trump “does have…

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US President, Donald Trump And Wife Melania, Test Positive For COVID-19

Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, have contracted COVID-19, with the US President taking to social media to confirm the development on Friday October 2. Trump is now expected to be in quarantine for two weeks while facing treatment for the disease, with his diagnosis coming just one month before the US election on 3 November. The American leader…

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Nigeria Now Has A Locally-Developed Kit For COVID-19 Testing

The Federal Government has developed a molecular test kit, SARS-COV-2 Isothermal Molecular Assay (SIMA), In order to improve its testing capacity for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Olorunnimbe Mamora, the minister of state for health, disclosed the latest update at the bi-weekly Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday where he stated that the test…

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Liverpool Star, Thiago Alcantara, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Thiago Alcantara has gone into self-isolation after contracting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Premier League champions announced on Tuesday. A statement released by his football club also confirmed the news saying, “Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines.” It added, “The club has, and will continue to follow, all protocols…

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Swedish Football Star, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for coronavirus, the AC Milan striker confirmed on Thursday September 24. The announcement comes just hours before the Serie A club are due to take on Norwegian side FK Bodo/Glimt in the Europa League third qualifying round today. The club say that they have informed the “relevant authorities” and that Ibrahimovic will…

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