Tags : COVID-19 Pandemic

Coronavirus: NCDC Records 241 New Cases, Total Infections Rise To

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 241 new cases of the novel Coronavirus. According to NCDC records released on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, Lagos reported the highest number with 142 new cases, followed by Oyo with 15 and the FCT with 13. Other States with new cases include Kano with 12; Edo, […]

Coronavirus: “Oyo Govt Yet To Relax Ban On Religious Activities,

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, headed by Governor Seyi Makinde, has said it was yet to relax the ban on religious activities and the curfew imposed as a result of the pandemic. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to State Governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Task Force made its position public […]

Coronavirus: Oyo To Begin Community-Based Testing Wednesday

The Oyo State Emergency Operation Centre for COVID-19 (EOC), will begin the community-based testing drive in Ibadan, the State capital. According to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa, on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, the EOC released a schedule showing activation dates for samples’ collection sites. According […]

Coronavirus: 268 Nigerians Return From China

Two-hundred and sixty-eight Nigerians have returned to the country from China. They arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday, May 30, 2020. According to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, all the returnees will be put on the 14-day quarantine stipulated by Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC).

Coronavirus: Churches Resume Sunday Services In Ondo State

Following the directive of Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, on religious activities, most of Churches in Akure, the State capital, opened for Sunday services on 31st of May, 2020, with a high level of compliance to the laid down precautionary measures to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. Though some Churches were seen […]

India Announces Major Easing Of COVID-19 Lockdown

India has said it would begin a major relaxation of the world’s biggest Coronavirus lockdown from early June, even as the Country saw another record rise in confirmed infections. Efforts to contain the disease saw the shutdown of virtually all economic activity in late March, putting hundreds of millions out of work almost overnight. Millions […]

COVID-19: BCOS Receives Accolades From Man O’War

The Broadcasting Corporation Of Oyo State, BCOS, has again received accolades for being at the forefront of public sensitization and awareness on the Coronavirus disease through its Television and Radio Channels. The commendation came from the Leaders and representatives of Oyo State Command of the Man O’War, Nigeria, who were at the Corporation to present […]

COVID-19: “Second Phase Of Palliatives Distribution Will Commence Soon” -Gov.

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has said the second phase of distribution of palliatives to vulnerable people in the State will soon commence, having conclude the distribution of palliatives to the poorest of the poor. Governor Makinde disclosed this on Friday, May 29, 2020, while featuring on BCOS live programme where he highlighted his […]

Oyo Governor Says Coronavirus Is Not A Set-back But Challenge

In the Broadcast marking his first one year in Office, Governor Seyi Makinde has said instead of seeing Coronavirus as a setback, the Oyo State Government has leveraged on it to improve the State’s healthcare system. The Governor said his administration in collaboration with the Virology Department, University of Ibadan, has set up a Diagnostic […]

Coronavirus: NCDC Reports 389 New Cases, Total Infections Now 8,733

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has disclosed that Coronavirus cases in the Country has increased with 389 new cases. The increase was disclosed on the Twitter handle of the NCDC on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, despite efforts by authorities to flatten the curve of the pandemic. This takes the country’s total infections to […]