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COVID-19: 1,398 new infections — over 9,000 cases in 1 week – NCDC

Nigeria’s curve of coronavirus infections maintained an upward trend on Wednesday, with 1,398 new cases confirmed across the country. Over 1,000 new cases have been recorded across the country for the tenth consecutive day, according to data by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) — over 9,000 fresh infections have been confirmed within the past seven days. With the

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COVID-19: Lagos reopens cinemas, spas, others

The Government of Lagos State has given the go-ahead for the reopening of cinemas, spas and other recreational centres in the state. The State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made this known while briefing members of the press on Saturday. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, cinemas and other recreational outlets were shut in March to curtail the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. But

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COVID-19: Ekiti reopens schools Sept 21

The Government of Ekiti State has slated September 21 as the resumption date for primary and secondary schools in the state. The Governor of Ekiti State, Fayemi, disclosed this while delivering a state-wide broadcast on Sunday evening, during which he instructed tertiary institutions in the state to reopened to “students from October 2, subject to each institution’s Governing Council decision

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Covid-19: Discharged Patient Ignores Her Father, Goes Home With Man She Met In Isolation Centre

A mild drama was reportedly to have ensued at the Oyo State isolation centre, when a recovered COVID-19 patient refused to go home with her father, choosing instead to go with a soldier she met at the isolation centre. The incident which happened last weekend where about 20 people were discharged from the Infectious Disease Centre in Olodo, Ibadan, Oyo

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Covid-19: Buhari Orders Mandatory Usage of Facemasks Throughout Federation

President Muhammadu Buhari has mandated the state governments and the FCT to enforce non-pharmaceutical guidelines, primarily the use of face masks, in public appearance and places. This was made known to the public by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, during the taskforce briefing in Abuja. Mustapha

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Covid-19: Family Curses Trump, Others Over Man's Death

A family in the United States of America has blamed the country’s President, Donald Trump and Greg Abbott, governor of Taxas for the lost of a member to Covid-19 complications. The family who lives in Texas, in an obituary published said the death of their dear one, David Negy, 79 was needless as he “did everything he was supposed to

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Covid-19: Family Curses Trump, Others Over Man’s Death

A family in the United States of America has blamed the country’s President, Donald Trump and Greg Abbott, governor of Taxas for the lost of a member to Covid-19 complications. The family who lives in Texas, in an obituary published said the death of their dear one, David Negy, 79 was needless as he “did everything he was supposed to

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School Reopening: PTF Announces Date For Full Resumption, Orders Students With Covid-19 Symptoms To Stay At Home

Students with Covid-19 symptoms has been ordered not to resume as schools partially begin this week. The order was made by the Presidential Task Force on COVID- 19 national coordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu during a press briefing. He also faulted state governments asking students to produce results of their COVID- 19 tests before resumption. The PTF coordinator said instead of

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