Tags : COVID-19

Coronavirus: NCDC Confirms 595 New Infections, As Nigeria Exceeds 33,000

The Coronavirus cases in Nigeria have exceeded 33,000 following the confirmation of 595 new infections in the Country. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on its Twitter handle on Monday night, July 13, 2020. According to the Centre, the new infections were recorded in 19 States and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. […]

Sri Lanka Shuts Schools Again As COVID-19 Cases Surge

Sri Lanka ordered government schools across the nation to shut Monday, July 13, 2020, just a week after they re-opened, following a surge in new coronavirus cases. The country has reported just 2,617 cases with 11 deaths, but army chief Shavendra Silva said nearly half the 1,100 residents and staff at a drug rehab facility near […]

COVID-19: South Africa Re-Imposes Curfew As Infections Spike

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday, July 12, 2020, re-imposed a night curfew and suspended alcohol sales as coronavirus infections spiked and the health system risked being overwhelmed. Coronavirus infection numbers had in recent days skyrocketed with at least 12,000 infections recorded daily, translating to around 500 infections every hour, severely straining health care […]

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COVID-19 Endowment Fund: Oyo Govt Writes Donors, Expresses Appreciation

Oyo State Government has written personal letters to individuals and Corporate Organisations that contributed to the State’s fight against the novel Coronavirus. The Government, in letters signed by the Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde; the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, and the State’s Commissioner for Finance, Mr Akinola Ojo, expressed gratitude to everyone […]

Coronavirus: South Africa Re-Imposes Curfew As Infections Spike

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has re-imposed a night curfew and suspended alcohol sales as Coronavirus infections spiked and the health system risked being overwhelmed. Coronavirus infection numbers had, in recent days, skyrocketed with at least 12,000 infections recorded daily, translating to around 500 infections every hour, severely straining health care resources. Channels TV reports […]

Nigeria Reports 571 New Coronavirus Cases, 343 More Recoveries

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has reported five hundred and seventy-one (571) new cases of COVID-19 with three hundred and forty-three more recoveries.  This is according to the latest figures released on Sunday night, July 12, 2020, in a tweet by the NCDC. The NCDC noted that the new cases of Coronavirus were […]

Coronavirus: 56 More Recovered Patients Discharged In Lagos State

Fifty six more recovered Coronavirus patients have been discharged in Lagos State. According to a statement by the Lagos State Ministry of Health on Sunday, July 12, 2020, the former COVID-19 patients were discharged after testing negative to the virus. While giving a breakdown of the discharged persons, the Ministry noted that they comprise 12 […]

Air Peace Evacuates Nigerians Stranded In Thailand, Malaysia

An Air Peace aircraft is in the process of evacuating stranded Nigerians in Malaysia and Thailand. The Nigerians In Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed this via its official Twitter handle on Saturday, July 11, 2020. “Chartered @airpeace flight APK-7813 conveying Stranded Nigerians from Malaysia and Thailand departing Kaula Lumpur to Abuja and Lagos today with Evacuees […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 575 New Cases

Nigeria has recorded 575 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s total caseload to 31,323. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in a tweet via its official handle, on Friday, 10, 2020. According to the health agency, 224 new cases were reported in Lagos, 85 in Oyo, and 68 in […]

Hong Kong To Shut All Schools After Virus Cases Spike

Hong Kong will close all schools after the territory reported a spike in locally transmitted coronavirus infections, the city’s education minister said Friday, July 10, 2020. The government has ordered all schools to close from Monday, July 13, 2020, bringing forward the start of the summer holidays, Kevin Yeung said, after the city recorded 34 […]