coronavirus

More than 50 health workers’ contract Covid 19 in Edo

January 16, 2021

58 ViewsAbout 53 healthcare workers have contracted COVID-19 since the federal government declared a second wave of the pandemic in December 2020.    Edo state’s COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr. Andrew Obi said this during a meeting of the State Taskforce on COVID-19 chaired by Governor Godwin Obaseki.   Obi cautioned residents to observe all precautionary measures to […]

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COVID19: PM Boris Johnson issue a fresh lock down

January 5, 2021

93 ViewsAs the second-wave of the Covid19 continues to ravage many countries of the world,  Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a strict new national lockdown for England. Mr. Johnson in his address to the nation tonight said everyone must stay at home except for permitted reasons and schools closed.  Mr. Johnson said the lockdown […]

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COVID19: There will be no fresh lockdown—–FG

January 5, 2021

106 ViewsThe Federal government has stated that it does not intend to impose a fresh lockdown as the country battles a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. This was made known by  Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed at a press conference in Lagos, where he expressed the federal government’s displeasure over the nonchalant […]

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COVID19: 838 new cases confirmed, with 1254 deaths

December 28, 2020

96 Views838 new cases of COVID19 IN NIGERIA. FCT-297 Lagos-253 Plateau-82 Kaduna-57 Katsina-32 Nasarawa-31 Kano-25 Gombe-24 Oyo-8 Rivers-8 Zamfara-7 Ogun-4 Bauchi-4 Edo-4 Anambra-1 Sokoto-1 84,414 confirmed 71,034 discharged 1,254 deaths 838 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; FCT-297Lagos-253Plateau-82Kaduna-57Katsina-32Nasarawa-31Kano-25Gombe-24Oyo-8Rivers-8Zamfara-7Ogun-4Bauchi-4Edo-4Anambra-1Sokoto-1 84,414 confirmed71,034 discharged1,254 deaths pic.twitter.com/UeZ43VtOPH — NCDC (@NCDCgov) December 27, 2020

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COVID19: 20 doctors lost to coronavirus related complications—-NMA

December 28, 2020

109 ViewsFollowing the deadly nature of the second wave of the coronavirus, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has announced that 20 doctors have died of coronavirus related complication in the last seven days.  Enema Amodu chairman of the association in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)  Abuja said this during a press briefing on Friday, December […]

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Saudi Arabia temporarily halts International flight over Coronavirus 

December 22, 2020

87 ViewsFollowing an upsurge in cases of Covid 19 across the world, Saudi Arabia has temporarily stopped all international flights for a week amid fears over a highly infectious new mutant strain of the novel coronavirus which has been discovered in Britain, an Interior Ministry source has confirmed. The ban, which came into effect on […]

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Emmanuel Macron blames ‘negligence’ and ‘bad luck’ for contracting Covid-19 after he was slammed by critics for having close contact with others unprotected|Video

December 20, 2020

179 ViewsFollowing the announcement that he tested positive for Covid-19, President Emmanuel Macron had on Friday blamed his contraction of the disease on a combination of negligence and bad luck. The French leader in a video as he is currently self-isolating at the presidential retreat in Versailles urged his compatriots to stay safe. Macron said […]

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French President Emmauel Macron becomes the latest world leader to contract Covid-19

December 18, 2020

134 ViewsFrench President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for COVID-19, the presidential Elysee Palace announced on Thursday. It said the 42-year-old leader took a test “as soon as the first symptoms appeared” The statement by the Elysee Palace did not mention what symptoms Macron experienced, but said he would isolate himself for seven days. “He […]

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El Rufai, San-Olu goes into self isolation after persons around them tested positive for Coronavirus

December 12, 2020

131 ViewsFollowing an upsurge in the cases of COVID 19, Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has gone into isolation. The governor made this known on Saturday during a broadcast, he said the measure was necessary as family members and senior government officials around him tested positive for COVID-19. El-Rufai said he is in self-isolation as […]

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