Tags : COVID-19 Virus

US Exceeds 6 Million COVID-19 Cases

The United States on Monday, August 31, 2020, passed six million coronavirus cases, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University, adding one million new infections in less than a month. The country remains by far the most impacted in the world by the pandemic in absolute terms, with nearly a quarter of global […]

COVID-19: Two People Test Positive In Oyo State, Totalling 9

Confirmation tests for two suspected cases of the Coronavirus in Oyo State have come out positive. The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force said one of the two new cases was a 28-year-old woman who returned to Nigeria from the United Arab Emirate on March 22, 2020 while the other was a 42-year-old contact of an […]

U.I College of Medicine Provost, Deputy Test Positive To Coronavirus

The provost and deputy provost of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Prof. Ezekiel Olapade-Olaopa and Prof. Obafunke Denloye, have tested positive to coronavirus. Prof. Olapade-Olaopa, who made this known in a group message on Sunday morning, March 29, 2020, said “Dear Colleagues, I wish to inform you that the Deputy Provost and I […]

COVID-19: “We Are Working On Palliatives”, Makinde Tells Oyo People

Oyo State Governor, Engi Seyi Makinde, has said his Government is already working on palliatives to ease the pressure on the people, following the partial shutdown of activities as part of the precautionary measures to curtail the spread of Covid-19. The Governor noted that the State would need to work on accurate data and design that would ensure the palliatives get into […]

COVID-19: Oyo Civil, Public Workers To Stay Off Work For

As part of measures put in place by Oyo State Government to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the State, the Government has directed Civil and Public Servants in the State, Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) to stay off work for two weeks. According to a statement made available on […]

COVID-19: Oyo Taskforce Holds Sensitization Programme

In a bid to curtail the spread of the coronavirus Disease, Oyo State Government is working all round to have Diagnostic Centre for Covid-19 in the State. This was revealed by members of the State COVID-19 Taskforce during the sensitization programme on the pandemic. The team comprise: Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Alhaja […]

COVID-19: Oyo Activates Emergency Operation Centres, Names Incident Manager

In its effort to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus in the State, the Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19 has activated Emergency Operation Centres (EOCs) in the State. The Task Force headed by the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, also named Dr Taiwo Ladipo of the Ministry of Health as the Incident Manager […]

Coronavirus: Oyo Govt Declares Emergency, Sets Up Emergency Operation, Diagnostic

Amid growing concerns over the Coronavirus pandemic, Oyo State Government has declared an emergency by ordering the immediate closure of Schools and the inauguration of Emergency Operation Centres, among other measures. The State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, who addressed Newsmen late on Friday, March 20, 2020, after the inaugural meeting of the State’s COVID-19 Task […]

COVID-19: Aisha Buhari Shuts Office, Daughter In Self-Quarantine

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has shut down her Office following the outbreak of the CoronaVirus in the country. Mrs. Buhari also said her daughter, who recently returned from the United Kingdom, being among the high-burden countries, is in self-isolation. In a statement on Thursday, March 19, 2020, the wife of the […]

Buhari Launches National Broadband Plan, Emergency Call Centre

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the National Broadband Plan (2020 – 2025) in Abuja. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Mr Isa Pantami who disclosed this on Thursday, March 19, 2020, added that the plan is intended to deepen internet penetration in the Country, according to. The President also commissioned the National Emergency Call […]