COVID-19: Nigeria Records 1,145 New Cases, Highest Ever In One

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported 1,145 new cases of COVID-19. The Thursday, December 17, 2020 figure was the highest ever infection recorded in one day since recordkeeping commenced in March. According to the NCDC, total COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now sums up to 76,207 cases; while 67,110 cases have been discharged, and […]

COVID-19: “Behave Responsibly During Holidays To Avoid Another Lockdown”, FG

The Federal Government has tasked Nigerians to comply with COVID-19 health guidelines as the holiday season beckons. The call was part of the National Economic Council resolution after a meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, December 17, 2020. Nigeria, in recent weeks, has witnessed a surge in new infections of the deadly […]

COVID-19: Oyo Urges Vigilance In Tertiary Institutions, Religious Centres, Workplaces

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has directed the Management of Schools, workplaces and religious centres to ensure strict compliance with established protocols aimed at curtailing the Coronavirus disease. The Task Force, in a statement on Saturday, November 7, 2020, declared its readiness to shut down any Institution, religious centre or workplace that violates the […]

Coronavirus Pandemic: Israel Locks Down Again

In a bid to quell soaring Coronavirus cases in the Country, Israel has announced a three-week nationwide lockdown. COVID-19 cases in Israel have passed 4,000 new cases a day and Health officials have warned that the Health System would be overloaded within weeks if the lockdown is not imposed The lockdown is to begin at […]

Coronavirus Disease: NCDC Records 79 New Cases

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 79 new cases of the Coronavirus. Disclosing this on Sunday, September 13, 2020, the NCDC noted that out of the new cases, 30 were recorded in Lagos State, 17 in Kaduna State, seven in Ogun State, five in Anambra State, four in Kano State, three in […]

COVID-19 Global Update: Over 18 Million Recoveries, More Than 900

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 910,300 people worldwide since the outbreak in China last December. According to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1100 GMT on Friday, September 11, 2020, at least 28,221,090 cases have been registered, out of which at least 18,803,600 are now considered recovered. The tallies, using data collected […]

Coronavirus Disease: NCDC Records 188 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 188 new cases of the novel coronavirus. According to the Health Agency, the Country has confirmed 56,017 cases of the virus; 43,998 cases have been discharged with 1,076 deaths. The 188 new cases reported on Friday were from 19 States with Lagos State taking the lead […]

Coronavirus Disease: NCDC Reports 197 New Cases, As Recoveries Push

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 197 more Coronavirus cases even as the number of people who have recovered from the disease pushes toward 44,000. The Agency said on Thursday, September 10, 2020, that the new infections were reported in twelve States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). According to a tweet […]

Coronavirus Disease: France Raises High Alerts

France authorities have placed seven more Departments covering major cities such as Lille, Strasbourg and Dijon on high alert as increases in COVID-19 infections accelerate. Disclosing this on Sunday, September 6, 2020, the government said of France’s 101 mainland and overseas Departments, 28 are now considered “red zones” where authorities will be able to impose […]

Coronavirus Pandemic: UK Hits About 3,000 In 24 Hours

The United Kingdom has registered almost 3,000 new Coronavirus cases over 24 hours, a level not seen since late May. The UK Health Ministry disclosed the figures on Sunday, September 6, 2020, adding that two more people had died after testing positive over the past 28 days, bringing the overall UK toll to 41,551, Europe’s […]