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NCDC confirms 3,442 new COVID-19 recoveries, announces 126 fresh infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, confirmed that an impressive 3,442 COVID-19 patients who have recovered from the disease across the country were discharged – a development which has given the country’s count of discharged patients a major boost. According to the health agency, of the new recoveries, more than 2,000 were Read more

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COVID-19: NCDC records 79 new cases as 64 patients recover

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 79 new confirmed cases of coronavirus across Nigeria in the last 24 hours according to its report released Sunday midnight via its official Twitter handle. The health agency also stated that 64 patients recover from the disease nationwide. The reports also showed that the 79 new Read more

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Warning! NAFDAC cautions public on abuse of alcohol in sachet

By NAN National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) advises the public on the consumption of alcoholic beverages in sachets. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised the public to exercise caution in the consumption of alcoholic beverages that could have deteriorating effects on their health. Read more

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389 Lagos COVID-19 patients shun treatment as state death toll tops 200

Lagos State Government has announced that the state’s COVID-19 related deaths have increased to 205 adding that current 398 active cases in communities are yet to turn up for admission in various virus care centres. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made the disclosure on Friday. Abayomi said 33 new infections were confirmed Read more

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FG replaces striking doctors with NYSC members…says industrial action ill-timed

The federal government has directed management officials of federal tertiary hospitals across the country to engage the services of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members to maintain routine services in place of striking resident doctors. Minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, gave the directive in a statement saying the decision was part of efforts to Read more

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Health: Lower-income countries could soon leapfrog high-income countries – Report

Africa BASEL, Switzerland, September 9, 2020/ — Investment in data and AI will be a key tool driving African health system improvements during and after the COVID-19 pandemic; African countries could be the fastest adopters due to lack of legacy systems, but have the most to lose if governments don’t invest now; a third of the Read more

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NCDC announces 296 new COVID-19 cases as Plateau records 183 fresh infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday confirmed 296 new coronavirus infections in 14 states and the federal capital territory (FCT). The health agency announced the new cases in its update for September 8, 2020. The Tuesday figure which saw a drop in the number of recoveries, as well as a spike in Read more

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases top 55,000 after new 100 infections emerge

Nigeria has recorded over 55,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, according to a late-night tweet from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which was released on Sunday. The disease control centre revealed that the country’s daily confirmed cases on Sunday stood at 100 with three deaths recorded, moving the tally to 55,005 till Read more

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COVID-19: Oyo govt. cancels curfew, converts isolation centres to healthcare facilities

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has announced the cancellation of the 10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. curfew imposed on the state in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. Mr. Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, in statement which contained details of the report of the task force meeting held on Read more