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Nigeria records 443 new COVID-19 cases, total infections now 45,687

The total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria is now 45,687 after the country recorded 443 more cases of the novel coronavirus The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed announced the latest figure of persons who have been infected with the virus on Friday night via its Twitter handle. The new infections were recorded in Read more

Nigeria COVID-19 cases top 42,000 as 404 confirmed infections emerge - newsheadline247.com
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NCDC raises hope on potential COVID-19 vaccine, makes promise to Nigerians

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that it is working hard to ensure that Nigerians have access to the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines when available. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, gave the assurance on Monday during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja. Ihekweazu said that the centre was Read more

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COVID-19: Lagos government shuts isolation centres as virus cases reduce

The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of the Eti-Osa Isolation Center in the state. The state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this during the 17th update on the management of coronavirus in the state, NAN reports. According to the governor, “Some of the isolation centers now have less than 20 percent of occupancy.” The Read more

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COVID-19: You Are ‘Not Invincible’ – WHO Warns Young People

By AFP The World Health Organization on Thursday warned that spikes in coronavirus transmission in a number of countries were being driven by young people “letting down their guard”. “Young people are not invincible,” WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual news conference in Geneva. While the pandemic, which has killed nearly 670,000 and Read more

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Just In: Nigeria confirms 648 fresh COVID-19 cases

…as FG considers international flight resumption Nigeria on Monday announced confirmation of new 648 cases of COVID-19 cases as the country earlier in the day said it is considering the resumption of international flights.  The country’s Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, had said Nigeria is mulling the resumption of international flights. speaking during a briefing of the Read more

Nigeria records 438 new COVID-19 cases as total infections close on 40 000 - newsheadline247.com
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Nigeria records 438 new COVID-19 cases as total infections close on 40 000

Nigeria on Saturday recorded 438 new COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths pushing up total infections to the region of 40,000. According to a breakdown of the new cases, confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease and Control (NCDC), Lagos recorded 123 new cases with Kaduna State trailing it with 50 cases. Rivers State saw its Read more

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Coronavirus: Over 10 000 health workers in Africa infected with COVID-19

BRAZZAVILLE, Congo (Republic of the), July 23, 2020/ — The World Health Organization (WHO) today warned of the threat posed by COVID-19 to health workers across Africa. More than 10 000 health workers in the 40 countries which have reported on such infections have been infected with COVID-19 so far, a sign of the challenges medical Read more