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COVID-19: PTF says risks of reopening of bars, nightclubs too high

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on coronavirus (COVID-19), has said: “the risks of reopening bars and nightclubs are still very high hence, their continued ban”. The PTF National Coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu, explained this during the PTF daily press briefing on Thursday in Abuja while responding to questions on the continued closure of bars and Read more

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Shooting incident at Opebi Ikeja not linked to #endsars# protest – Police

The Lagos State Police Command has said the shooting incident of Thursday, 8th October 2020, at Salvation Bus Stop, Opebi, Ikeja Area of Lagos was not in any way connected to the ongoing #endsars# protest in the state. The command, on Friday, in a statement signed by SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi (mnipr), Police Public Relations Officer, Read more

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COVID-19: Nigeria records zero deaths in three days as infections reach 59, 583

There has been a sharp increase in the number of patients who recovered… Nigeria has again recorded zero deaths from the coronavirus despite recording 118 new infections bringing the total number of infections in the country to 59,583. Similar to the previous two days, no new deaths were recorded from the virus in the past Read more

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Global coronavirus infections exceed 35 million

The worldwide reported number of coronavirus cases has exceeded 35 million as at the early hours of Sunday, according to data from worldometers.info. It also revealed that the total infections in Africa crossed 1.5 million, indicating a gradual increase in cases on the continent once perceived as a safe haven for the virus. The official number Read more

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Nigeria records 187 new COVID-19 infections, no new deaths

Nigeria, on Tuesday, recorded 187 new cases of the coronavirus disease as total infections in the country rose to 58,647. While about 50,000 infected persons have recovered and have been discharged across the 36 states and Abuja, the federal capital, while there are still about 7, 500 active cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Read more

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COVID-19: NIMR presents SIMA test kits to Ministry of Health

Agency Report The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) on Tuesday presented the newly launched SARS-CoV-2 Isothemal Molecular Assay (SIMA) to the Federal Ministry of Health. Prof. Babatunde Salako, Director General of the Institute, said on his twitter handle that a demo on the usage of the kit was also done at the presentation. Salako Read more

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States not carrying out tests may cause another COVID-19 explosion, says NCDC boss Ihekweazu

The Director-General of Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has expressed fear over another explosion of the coronavirus disease pointing out that some states have deliberately refused to carry out adequate tests on COVID-19, and are therefore unable to ascertain the number of positive cases in their domains. He warned that such Read more