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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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Vivica A. Fox & Giuliana Rancic Announce They Have Contracted COVID-19

Giuliana Rancic and Vivica A. Fox both had to cancel hosting the 2020 Pre-Emmy red carpet due to testing positive for COVID-19 on Sunday night. The TV veteran had been announced as co-headliner alongside the Hollywood actress of E!’s Live From the Red Carpet: the 2020 Emmy Awards multi-platform coverage before it was revealed that they had contracted the virus. Rancic…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Raises Alarm On International Travellers Presenting Fake Test Results

The Federal Government has raised the alarm that the’re been an influx of positive COVID-19 international travellers from some specific countries, who have been gaining access into Nigeria by presenting fake PCR results. Dr Sani Aliyu, National Coordinator of Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, disclosed this on Tuesday, in response to the joint Senate committees on Health…

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Nigeria’s Recovery Toll Push Towards 44,000 As NCDC Reports 197 New Cases

Nigeria has confirmed 197 fresh COVID-19 cases even as the total number of recoveries near 44,000. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed the latest updates on Thursday stating that the new infections were reported in twelve states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Plateau State which has now become the pandemic epicentre in the country had the…

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David And Victoria Beckham Reportedly Had Coronavirus Back In March

According to a report from The Sun UK, David and Victoria Beckham tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) earlier this year after partying in Los Angeles, Carlifornia. The British football legend and his wife feared they were ‘super-spreaders’ after their employees including relatives and friends also reportedly caught the virus. The report stated that couple had enjoyed…

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