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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 779 New Cases, Total Now 24,077

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control in a tweet via its official twitter handle on Saturday announced 779 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bring the total number of cases to 24,077. Saturday’s new cases marked the highest daily increase since the health agency started reporting COVID-19 infections in February. Nigeria is currently undergoing a second phase of a re-opening …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 667 New Cases, Total Cases Now 19,147

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday reported 667 new cases of the novel coronavirus pushing its total infections to 19,147 Breakdown of the 667 new cases of Covid-19;Lagos-281Abia-48Oyo-45FCT-38Ogun-37Enugu-31Ondo-23Plateau-21Edo-19Delta-18Rivers-18Bayelsa-17Akwa Ibom-17Kaduna-14Kano-12Bauchi-9Gombe-4Osun-3Benue-3Nasarawa-3Kwara-3Ekiti-2Borno-119,147 confirmed6,581 discharged487 deaths The novel coronavirus has now killed at least 456,630 people worldwide since the outbreak began in China last December, according to a tally from official …

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COVID-19 : Nigeria’s Records 587 New Cases, Total Cases Now 17,735

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC on Wednesday reported 587 new cases of COVID-19, pushing the nation’s total infections towards to 17,735 NCDC in a tweet stated that the country has now confirmed at least 17,735 cases of the novel coronavirus with 469 deaths and 5,967 recovered patients. Nigeria is currently in the second phase of easing its lockdown …

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Covid-19: Nigeria Confirms 403 New Cases, Total Cases now 16,085

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its usual late-night tweet via its official twitter handle reports 403 new cases of the Coronavirus. According to the agency, Lagos State trails Gombe in reported cases for the day with 68 new infections, followed by Kano State where 46 more people got the virus. Other states with new COVID-19 cases are: …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 409 New Cases, Total Cases Now 13,873

On Wednesday June 10, Nigeria recorded 409 new coronavirus cases taking the country’s total confirmed tally to 13,873. According to the tweet of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) the new cases were spread across 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).   Breakdown of the 409 new cases of Covid-19; Lagos-201 FCT- 85 Delta- 22 Edo- 16 …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 328 New Cases, Total Cases Now 11,844

Nigeria has recorded 328 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 11, 844 according to the information released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday. Breakdown of the 350 new cases of Covid-19 Lagos-102 Ogun-34 FCT-29 Borno-26 Kaduna-23 Rivers-21 Ebonyi-17 Kwara -16 Katsina-14 Edo-10 Delta-10 Kano-10 Bauchi-10 Bayelsa-9 Imo-8 …

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COVID-19: Kano govt Orders House-To-House Sample Collection For Coronavirus Test

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has directed the commencement of house-to-house sample collection exercise in the eight Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state where the outbreak of the pandemic is so prevalent. The emergency exercise is expected to take place within the metropolitan LGAs such as Taurani, Nasarawa, and Kano municipal, where most of the confirmed positive cases of …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 350 New Cases, Total Cases Now 11,516

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports on thursday night through its twitter hanle 350 new cases of COVID-19, this depicts further increase in the noble Coronavirus pandemic even as the country intensifies efforts to flatten the curve of the global pandemic. Breakdown of the 350 new cases of Covid-19;  Lagos-102 Ogun-34 FCT-29 Borno-26 Kaduna-23 Rivers-21 Ebonyi-17 Kwara -16 Katsina-14 …

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COVID-19: Nigeria’s NCDC Rreports 307 New Cases, Total Cases Now 10,162

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has surpassed 10,000 with 307 new cases reported on Sunday night by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCC). Data from the NCDC showed that the cases were spread across 14 states and the FCT, with Lagos accounting for the highest number of infections for the day with 188 cases. See breakdown of new cases below …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Reports 387 New Cases, Total Cases Now 9,302

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the official body incharge of the containment of the noble coronavirus on Friday night through its twitter handle as usual  reports further increase of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria with 387 new cases across the country Breakdown of the 387 new cases of Covid-19 Lagos-254 FCT-29 Jigawa-24 Edo-22 Oyo-15 Rivers-14 Kaduna-11 Borno-6 Kano-3 Plateau-2 …

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Covid-19: Wike Imposes Indefinite curfew in Rivers, Cancels Lockdown

Rivers State Government has cancelled the proposed lockdown of Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt Local Government and imposed an indefinite curfew in the entire state. Wike who stated this in a state-wide broadcast said the curfew would begin from 8p.m to 6am with effect from June 2, 2020 till further notice. The Governor also revealed that government had uncovered plans by …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Reports 313 More Cases, Total Infections now 7,839

The noble Coronavirus code named Covid-19 is increasing by the day, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night as usual reported new 313 cases, despite concerted efforts by the Federal and states government to flatten the curve of the pandemic. The new cases, as confirmed by NCDC on Twitter took the country’s total infections to 7,389 out …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 245 New Cases, Total Infections Now 7,261

Nigeria on Friday recorded 245 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing total infections in the country to 7,261. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed the new figures of cases in a tweet via its verified tweeter handle. Breakdown of the 245 new cases of Covid-19 131-Lagos 16-Jigawa 13-Ogun 12-Borno 9-Kaduna 9-Oyo 9-Rivers 9-Ebonyi 8-Kano 7-Kwara 5-Katsina 3-Akwa Ibom …

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IGP Repeals Order On Movement Of Essential Workers and Media

The Inspector-General of Police has rescinded an order restricting the movement of essential workers amid the COVID-19 lockdown. Earlier on Tuesday, Channels Television reported on how essential workers were restricted from moving within Lagos at the beginning of the 8 pm curfew imposed to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. According to security officials enforcing the order, health workers …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 338 New Cases, Six Deaths, Total Infections Near 6,000

Nigeria has recorded 338 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. In a tweet on its official handle late Sunday, the NCDC said Lagos had recorded the highest with 177 new cases, while Kano follows with 64 new cases. Breakdown of the 338 new cases of Covid-19 177-Lagos 64-Kano 21-FCT 16-Rivers 14-Plateau 11-Oyo …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 176 New Cases, five Deaths, Total Infections Now 5,621

Nigeria has recorded 176 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 5,621. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this late Saturday via it tweeter handle.   Breakdown of the 176 new cases of Covid-19 95-Lagos 31-Oyo 11-FCT 8-Niger 8-Borno 6-Jigawa 4-Kaduna 3-Anambra 2-Edo 2-Rivers 2-Nasarawa 2-Bauchi 1-Benue 1-Zamfara 5621 cases …

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Kwara Ministry of Health PS Suspended Over Controversial COVID-19 Operation

The Kwara State Technical Committee on COVID-19 pandemic has asked the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr Ayinla Abubakar, to proceed on indefinite suspension. The State Deputy Governor and Chairman of the committee, Kayode Alabi, announced this in a statement on Thursday. He explained that the decision followed the mishandling of the evacuation of a man said to …

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Covid-19: Nigeria Records 193 New Cases, Total Infections Now 5,162

Nigeria has recorded 193 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 5162.   The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed the new figures in a tweet late Thursday.   Breakdown of the 193 new cases of Covid-19 58-Lagos 46-Kano 35-Jigawa 12-Yobe 9-FCT 7-Ogun 5-Plateau 5-Gombe 4-Imo 3-Edo 3-Kwara 3-Borno 1-Bauchi 1-Nasarawa 1-Ondo 5162 cases of #COVID19 …

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100-Year-Old Russian Woman Beats COVID-19

Russia celebrated a rare bit of good news on Wednesday as a 100-year-old woman left a Moscow hospital after fully recovering from the coronavirus. In the country’s first reported case of a survivor that old, the woman, Pelageya Poyarkova, was discharged on her 100th birthday, the Moscow clinic treating her said. Russian television showed the elderly woman wearing a face …

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Covid-19: Nigeria Records 184 New Cases, Six Deaths,Total Infections Near 5,000

Nigeria has recorded 184 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 4,971. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed the new figures in a tweet late Wednesday.   Breakdown of the 184 new cases of Covid-19 51-Lagos 23-Jigawa 16-Bauchi 16-Katsina 14-Kano 10-FCT 10-Rivers 9-Kwara 5-Delta 5-Kaduna 4-Sokoto 4-Oyo 3-Kebbi 3-Nasarawa 3-Osun 2-Ondo 1-Ebonyi 1-Edo 1-Enugu 1-Anambra …

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Covid-19: Nigeria Records 146 New Cases, Total Infections Now 4,787

Nigeria has recorded 146 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 4,787 as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet late Tuesday night. Breakdown of the 146 new cases of Covid-19 57-Lagos 27-Kano 10-Kwara 9-Edo 8-Bauchi 7-Yobe 4-Kebbi 4-Oyo 3-Katsina 3-Niger 2-Plateau 2-Borno 2-Sokoto 2-Benue 1-Gombe 1-Enugu 1-Ebonyi 1-Ogun 1-FCT 1-Rivers …

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Covid-19: Wike Clears air on demolished hotels, N5m bounty placed on PDP youth leader

…Says Eleme party Youth Leader attacked Covid-19 Taskforce at prompting of hotel owner …Grants residents 48hrs relaxation of Port Harcourt, Obio Akpor lockdown to restock food, medicines Governor Nyesom Wike has said he demolished two hotels in Eleme Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers state and placed N5Million bounty on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Leader in the area for …

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Covid-19: Nigeria Reports 242 New Cases, Seven Deaths, Total Infections Now 4,641

Nigeria has recorded 242 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 4,641. In a tweet late Monday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 7 new deaths from the noble coronavirus to bring the total number of deaths to 150. 88 new cases was said to be from Lagos, 64 in Kano, 49 in Katsina …

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Covid-19: Nigeria Reports 242 New Cases, 7 Deaths, Total Infections Now 4,641

Nigeria has recorded 242 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 4,641. In a tweet late Monday, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 7 new deaths from the noble coronavirus to bring the total number of deaths to 150. 88 new cases was said to be from Lagos, 64 in Kano, 49 in Katsina …

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Covide-19: Nigeria Confirms 248 New Cases, 17 Deaths, Total cases now 4,399

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control on Sunday confirmed 248 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 4,399. According to the agency, Nigeria also recorded 17 more deaths from the pandemic, taking the country’s death toll to 143 with total recoveries rising to 778. Breakdown of the 248 new cases of Covid-19 81-Lagos 35-Jigawa 26-Borno 26-Kano 20-Bauchi 13-FCT 12-Edo 10-Sokoto 7-Zamfara …

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Covid-19: Nigeria Records 239 New Cases, Total Infections now Exceeds 4,000

Nigeria has reported 239 new COVID-19 cases, increasing the total number of infections in the country to 4,151 cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed the new cases in a tweet on Saturday night. According to the agency, 97 of the cases were in Lagos, 44 in Bauchi, 29 in Kano, and 19 in Katsina. Borno States had 17 …

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Tributes Pour In As British-Nigerian Rapper ‘TY’ Ben Chijioke Dies Of COVID-19

British rapper Ty, who was nominated for the prestigious Mercury music prize, has died after contracting coronavirus, according to a fundraising page set up to support him. Stars including Roots Manuva paid tribute to the 47-year-old Londoner, real name Ben Chijioke, who died on Thursday. Ty released his debut album “Awkward” in 2001, the first of five. His follow-up, “Upward”, …

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Covid-19: Nigeria Records 381 New Cases, Total Infections Now 3,526

Nigeria has recorded 381 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 3,526. This is the highest number of cases recorded in a single day in the country. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control(NCDC), confirmed this in a tweet on Thursday.   Breakdown of the 381 new cases of Coronavirus 183-Lagos 55-Kano 44-Jigawa …

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Covid-19: Nigeria Records 195 New Cases, Total Infections Now 3145

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 195 new COVID-19 cases in the country, taking Nigeria’s total cases to 3145.  Breakdown of the 195 new cases of Coronavirus 82-Lagos 30-Kano 19-Zamfara 9-FCT 3-Katsina 10-Borno 4-Ogun 8-Oyo 1-Kaduna 1-Adamawa 5-Gombe 18-Sokoto 5-Kebbi 3145 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria Discharged: 534 Deaths: 103 The novel coronavirus has killed at least …

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COVID-19: 265 Nigerians To Arrive Lagos From Dubai On Wednesday – Foreign Ministry

The Foreign Affairs Ministry has revealed that 265 Nigerians will arrive Lagos from Dubai today Wednesday amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement on Tuesday, ministry spokesperson, Ferdinand Nwonye, said the Emirates Airlines tasked with the transport is scheduled to arrive at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. Over 4,000 Nigerians are waiting to be evacuated across the world back …

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