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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 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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La Liga resumes June 11, Barcelona faces Real Mallorca June 13

FC Barcelona will recommence their bid to defend the Spanish La Liga title on June 13 away to Real Mallorca, after a three-month pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Organisers La Liga, while announcing this on Sunday, also said Real Madrid will host Eibar on June 14. The season will however kick back into action with a local derby between …

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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: Nigeria Records 182 New Cases, Total Cases Now 8,915

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday evening through its twitter handle reports 182 new cases, despite efforts to flatten the curve of the noble coronavirus  the numbers keep growing by the day. Breakdown of the 182 new cases of Covid-19  Lagos-111 FCT-16 Akwa Ibom-10 Oyo-8 Kaduna-6 Delta-6 Rivers-5 Ogun-4 Ebonyi-4 Kano-3 Plateau-2 Gombe-2 Kebbi-1 Kwara-2 Bauchi-1 Borno-1 …

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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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COVID-19: Eight Medical Doctors Test Positive For Coronavirus In Zamfara

The Nigeria Medical Association in Zamfara state has confirmed that eight of its members have tested positive for COVID-19. The vice-chairman of the association in the state, Mannir Bature told Channels Television that the eight medical doctors who are among the confirmed COVID-19 cases in Zamfara state were infected in the line of duty at various public hospitals in the …

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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 216 New Cases, Nine Deaths, Total Infections Now 6,175

Nigeria has recorded 216 new cases of the novel coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed on Monday night via it officail tweeter handle.. The health agency also reported that 1,644 cases have now been successfully treated and discharged, while 191 persons have died so far. Breakdown of the 216 new cases of Covid-19 74-Lagos 33-Katsina 19-Oyo 17-Kano 13-Edo …

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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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FG impounds British aircraft for operating commercial flights into Nigeria

The Federal Government has impounded an aircraft owned by a British company for conducting commercial flights operation into Nigeria amid COVID-19 lockdown. This was announced on Sunday by Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, via official Twitter handle @hadisirika. The Minister said the company, Flair Aviation, was given the approval to conduct humanitarian flights but was caught operating commercial flights. According …

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Covid-19: Nigeria Records 288 New Cases, Total Infections Now 5,445

Nigeria has recorded 288 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. In a tweet via its official handle late Friday, the NCDC said 179 new cases had been discovered in Lagos, the country’s hotspot. In Kaduna, 20 new cases were recorded, 15 each in both Katsina and Jigawa, 13 in Borno, 11 in …

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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: Dubai-returnee struck dead by Coronavirus in Lagos

A 32-year-old Nigerian who returned from Dubai has been killed by the deadly Coronavirus in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi disclosed this on Tuesday while giving update on Coronavirus in the State. According to Abayomi, “Another COVID-19 infection-related death involving 32-year-old, male has been recorded. “The deceased recently returned from Dubai with severe underlying health …

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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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Covid-19: Lagos Govt Shuts Hotel, Night Club In Badagry

The Lagos State Government has shut two facilities in Badagry West LCDA of the state for contravening new guidelines issued by the government to operators of hotels, clubs, and other entertainment outfits in the state. The facilities include Maggi Hotel, and Tambari Theatre Art (Night Club). This was disclosed by the state government in a tweet via its official handle …

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