COVID19- NCDC Records 745 New Cases, Total Now 18,480

745 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-280Oyo-103Ebonyi-72FCT-60Imo-46Edo-34Delta-33Rivers-25Kaduna-23Ondo-16Katsina-12Kano-10Bauchi-8Borno-7Kwara-5Gombe-4Sokoto-2Enugu-2Yobe-1Osun-1Nasarawa-1 18,480 confirmed6,307 discharged475 deaths

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Health Minister: About 60% Of 979 Deaths In Kano Linked To COVID-19

About 60 per cent of the 979 deaths reported in Kano State may have been triggered by coronavirus (COVID-19). The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this on Monday at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 which held in Abuja. He explained that the figures were the outcome of an investigation carried out by the Federal Government to unravel the circumstances that led to the death of hundreds of residents in Kano. According to the minister, the deaths were reported in April from eight municipal local…

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Coronavirus: 812 Health Workers Infected In Nigeria

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The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this on Tuesday at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 which held in Abuja. He explained that 29 officials of the NCDC were among the health workers who got exposed to COVID-19 in the line of duty. Dr Ihekweazu said, “We’ve had 812 healthcare workers infected; they are not just numbers. “Twenty-nine of these (people) work with the NCDC. They are people I know; they have families, wives, children.” He also spoke about…

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Coronavirus- Quarter of A Billion Africans at risk of CoVid 19 Infection- WHO

The coronavirus could infect a quarter of a billion Africans and put intolerable pressure on the continent’s fragile health system, a new World Health Organisation report said on Friday, as the pandemic’s global death toll topped 300,000. Despite fears of a second wave of infections, borders began opening up in Europe and lockdowns continued to ease as governments try to get stalled economies moving again, with experts warning world output could shrink by 10 percent. And Donald Trump ramped up his war of words with Beijing over responsibility for what…

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