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COVID-19: Medical Practitioners Urged Not To Rest On Their Oars

Nigerian Medical Doctors, Scientists, and Health Researchers have been urged not to rest on their oars as more dangerous variants of the COVID-19 virus continue to develop in parts of the world. The advice was given by a Sports and Health Education Specialist, Professor Olawale Morunkola of the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, while […]

Nigeria Records 37 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded 37 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive in the country to 165,419. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this via its official Twitter handle.  According to the tweet, the 37 new cases were from seven States, with Yobe State reporting the highest […]

NCDC Confirms Human Cases Of Bird Flu in Seven States

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has revealed that Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger States have reported confirmed human cases of Avian Influenza H5N1, also called Bird Flu. NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, announced this in an interview with Newsmen in Abuja. He was giving highlights of the epidemiological situation […]

SGF, Health Minister, Other PTF Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, and other members of the PTF have received the AstraZeneca vaccines. They took the first jabs of the vaccine on Monday, March 8, 2021, at the briefing of the Task Force […]

COVID-19: NCDC Records Six New Cases Of British Variant

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that six new cases of the B117 strain of COVID-19 have been found in the country.  NCDC confirmed this on Monday, February 1, 2021, through its Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing in Abuja; stating that with the reported six cases […]

COVID-19: NCDC Records 1,114 Fresh Cases, 27 New Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 27 new deaths from the Coronavirus, even as the country recorded 1,114 fresh infections on Friday, January 29, 2021. This was disclosed in the report published by the NCDC in the early hours of Saturday, January 30, 2021. The new cases were recorded in 21 States […]

Lagos Data Absent As Nigeria Records 1,483 New COVID-19 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported 1,483 new cases of the Coronavirus disease. According to the Nation’s Disease Control Agency in an early-Morning tweet on Saturday, January 23, 2021, the data did not include new cases from Lagos State, which is the country’s epicentre for the virus. According to NCDC, five deaths were […]

Rivers State Records 163 New Cases Of COVID-19 As 14

Rivers State has reported 163 new cases of the Coronavirus, even as 14 more persons were confirmed dead across the country. Channels TV reports that Rivers’ tally made it the second most-prolific virus State on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, just behind Lagos State, the country’s epicentre of the global pandemic. In an early-morning tweet on […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records Six More Deaths As Cases Near 96,000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed that COVID-19 death toll hit 1,330 on Thursday, January 7, 2021, after six more people battling the disease lost the fight. The NCDC made the confirmation on Friday, January 8, 2021, in an early-morning tweet while giving an update on the outbreak of the disease in […]

Nigeria Records Highest Single-Day COVID-19 Cases For Third Consecutive Day

Nigeria has continued to witness a steady rise in the number of coronavirus cases, reporting its highest single-day tally for the third consecutive day. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in a late-night tweet on Wednesday, January 6, 2021; saying 1,664 more infections were reported in 24 hours with five more fatalities. […]