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‘‘Patients In Isolation Centres At Risk Of Depression’’ Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire,  has stated that COVID-19 patients, who spent a long period at isolation centres were at the risk of depression. The Health Minister stated this on Thursday in Abuja at the press conference of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. He said: “On the mental health issue of those […]

Reps Question Health Minister On Whereabouts, Activities Of Chinese Doctors

Lawmakers at the House of Representatives have questioned the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, demanding full details of the activities and whereabouts of the Chinese Doctors. The Lawmakers at their plenary on Tuesday, May 19, 3020, said they are not satisfied with the statement of the Minister that the Chinese Doctorate are not guests […]

COVID-19: Minister Tells Doctors Not To Indulge In Unauthorised Treatment

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has called on Medical Doctors and other Healthcare Professionals to shun unauthorised treatment of persons infected with Coronavirus. He made the call on Thursday, May 7, 2020, during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja. He said: “All healthcare professionals and associated personnel […]

COVID-19: Minister Says 113 Health Workers Are Infected

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has revealed that 113 health workers have been infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr Ehanire who made the announcement during the Presidential Task Force briefing on Thursday, April 30, 2020, said the rapid speed of Coronavirus community transmission is a major concern for the PTF, but a bigger […]

Coronavirus: Makinde Commends FG On Fight Against Pandemic

Oyo State Governor, Engr Oluseyi Makinde, has commended the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, for the work being done at the National level to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Makinde, gave the commendation at the end of a meeting of the State’s COVID-19 Task Force on Saturday, April 25, 2020. He said since the […]

COVID-19: “About 40 Health Workers Tested Positive” -Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said about 40 health workers have tested positive for Coronavirus in the country. Dr Ehanire disclosed this on Thursday, April 23, 2020, during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. He appealed to medical workers in the frontline of the COVID-19 fight to […]

Chinese Doctors Arrive Nigeria, Sent On 14 Days Isolation

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has disclosed that the 15 Chinese medical experts who arrived in Nigeria on Wednesday would be quarantined for two weeks. The Minister of Health who was at the airport to receive the Chinese and their supplies said the team of medical experts were already aware that they would […]

Presidential Task Force Gives Update On COVID-19

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 is giving an update on the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. The briefing is ongoing in Abuja with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, giving the opening remark. Also at the gathering are the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, as well as the […]

Coronavirus: Nigeria Confirms 20 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed twenty new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria.  In a tweet on its official handle, the NCDC noted that 13 of the cases were confirmed in Lagos State, four in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), two in Kaduna State, and one in Oyo State. Earlier on Monday, […]

Coronavirus: Nigeria Records Second Death

The Nigerian Government has confirmed the second death from Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, announced this on Monday, March 30, 2020, during the Presidential Task Force Briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja. He stressed that Nigeria has 111 confirmed cases of COVID-19, saying a majority of them were persons who […]