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COVID-19: Osun runaway coronavirus patient found – News

The Osun state government announced it has found a coronavirus patient who reportedly fled the state’s isolation Centre. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Ishmael Omipidan, said the patient was found on Saturday afternoon. “The missing person has been recovered a few minutes ago,” Omipidan said in a Facebook post. There were reports that Read more

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Coronavirus: Nigeria moves to provide medical, life insurance for health workers in novel virus war

Here comes good news for Nigerian health workers who are the heroes of the ongoing war against dreadful coronavirus in the country as the federal government is working with stakeholders to restructure medical and life insurance for them. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, made this known at the Presidential Taskforce Read more

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Gov Abiodun commences massive distribution of foods, other items to Ogun residents

The Ogun State government has concluded plans to commence the distribution of stimulus package to homes across the state starting from tomorrow, Saturday, April 4. Announcing the state government’s resolve to ensure that the Coronavirus pandemic is curbed, Governor Dapo Abiodun stated that the package would cushion the adverse socio-economic effects of the lockdown directive Read more

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COVID-19: “Let’s prove the world wrong” – SGF urges Nigerians to unite against coronavirus

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, says Nigeria is seen as one of the countries that would be crushed by the virus and therefore, called on Nigerians to prove the world wrong on COVID-19. Mustapha, who is the chairman of the presidential task force on COVID-19, stated this at a briefing Read more

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Coronavirus may spread through normal breathing, speaking: US scientists

AFP The new coronavirus might spread through the air via normal breathing and speaking, a top US scientist said Friday as the government was poised to recommend the use of face masks for everyone. Anthony Fauci, head of infectious diseases at the National Institutes of Health, told Fox News the guidance on masks would be Read more

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Nigeria records 184 COVID-19 cases as NCDC confirms 10 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced ten new positive cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infection of COVID-19 in Nigeria to 184. The Centre, in a tweet on Thursday, revealed that the total figure increased from the 174 cases reported yesterday. This comes shortly after the Lagos State Governor, Read more

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COVID-19: Lagos discharges 11 coronavirus infected patients after two tests

The Lagos State Government has discharged eleven coronavirus patients Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, Lagos after two rounds of tests each. The governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday evening broke the news in a series of tweets. “I am happy to break to you, my good people of Lagos, the news of the Read more