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Gambian leader declares state of emergency

Gambian President Adama Barrow has declared a state of emergency and introduced nationwide night curfew for 21 days as coronavirus cases keep rising. The president said the borders and airspace will remain closed except for cargo, diplomats, and those seeking treatment abroad. He said the rising cases were “worrisome”, Anadolu news agency reports. The country […]

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Over 900 die of COVID-19 in Nigeria

Over 900 COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded in Nigeria. This is according to the data published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday night. A total of 304 new cases were confirmed, bringing the current tally in the country to 44,433. About 31,851 patients have been discharged, while 910 have died. […]

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COVID-19: Nigerian govt to announce details for third phase of lockdown on Thursday

The federal government will release new protocols for the next phase of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country by Thursday. This was disclosed by the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, during Monday’s press briefing in Abuja. “I will like to remind us all of […]

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COVID-19: Buhari govt gives fresh update on reopening of schools

The Minister of Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, on Monday gave an update on the reopening of schools. Nwajiuba disclosed that all the 104 Unity Colleges across the country are ready to reopening for the final year classes. He said this during the daily briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 in Abuja. According to Nwajiuba: “All […]

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Lagos govt closes isolation centres as COVID-19 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.” He […]

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Covid-19 Update July 31, 462 new cases

462 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; FCT-93 Lagos-78 Plateau-64 Kaduna-54 Oyo-47 Ondo-32 Adamawa-23 Bauchi-19 Rivers-9 Ogun-9 Delta-9 Edo-7 Kano-6 Enugu-6 Nasarawa-5 Osun-1 43,151 confirmed 19,565 discharged 879 deaths Culled from NCDC

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There is no ‘zero risk’ in easing travel restrictions — WHO

There is no “zero risks” strategy for countries easing international travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and essential travel for emergencies should remain the priority, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. In a long-awaited update to its guidance on travel, the United Nations global health agency said cross-border trips for emergencies, humanitarian work, the transfer […]

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Covid-19 Update July 30, 481 new cases (Photos)

481 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; FCT-96 Lagos-89 Plateau-68 Ogun-49 Edo-44 Rivers-43 Oyo-25 Osun-23 Delta-15 Enugu-11 Kano-7 Kaduna-7 Bauchi-2 Bayelsa-1 Yobe-1 42,689 confirmed 19,270 discharged 878 deaths Culled from NCDC

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Covid-19 Update July 29, 404 New Cases

404 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-106 FCT-54 Rivers-48 Plateau-40 Edo-29 Enugu-21 Oyo-20 Kano-18 Ondo-15 Ogun-10 Ebonyi-9 Ekiti-8 Kaduna-6 Cross River-5 Kwara-4 Anambra-3 Delta-3 Imo-2 Nasarawa-2 Borno-1 42,208 confirmed 19,004 discharged 873 deaths

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Covid-19 Case Update July 28, 2020

624 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-212 Oyo-69 Niger-49 Kano-37 Osun-37 FCT-35 Plateau-34 Gombe-33 Edo-28 Enugu-28 Ebonyi-17 Delta-10 Katsina-9 Ogun-8 Rivers-7 Ondo-5 Kaduna-4 Nasarawa-2 41,804 confirmed 18,764 discharged 868 deaths Culled from NCDC

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