Tag Archives: Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu

COVID-19: NCDC Says Youths Are Driving Spread Of Pandemic In Nigeria

The continued spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country have been blamed on youths by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). According to The PUNCH, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the NCDC Director-General stated this during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19  on Thursday, July 2, in Abuja. He reportedly said youths between the ages of…

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NCDC To Discharge COVID-19 Patients With No Symptoms After 14 days

Patients who stop showing Coronavirus symptoms such as fever and respiratory will be discharged without waiting for a laboratory negative test, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed. Besides, those who fail to show symptoms after testing positive will be discharged 14 days after, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on…

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Nigerian Churches, Mosques & Others Asked To Submit Guidelines For Reopening

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has asked professional groups and faith-based organisations, including churches and mosques, to submit guidelines for reopening for a review and advise. Speaking during a press conference of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, The Director-General of the health agency, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu mentioned on Thursday. “This is what we’ve…

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COVID-19: NCDC Says Isolation Centres Are Struggling For Bed Spaces In Lagos

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has made an outcry regarding inadequate bed spaces to accommodate COVID-19 patients in Lagos isolation centres as the number of cases continue to rise. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu said Lagos State is the worst-hit by this challenge of inadequate bed spaces although Kano State and…

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