Coronavirus Pandemic: 11 Cases Confirmed In Lagos, Sanwo-Olu Gives Update.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu gave a live update on coronavirus outbreak in the state, on Friday, March 20, 2020. The Governor, in a live address, said there are now 11 confirmed cases in the state. In a statement, Governor Sanwo-Olu said as the chief incident commander of Lagos State, it is his duty to […]

Coronavirus: Spain Minister Tests Positive

Spain’s Equality Minister has tested positive for coronavirus and has been quarantined with her partner, Deputy Prime Minister, and Podemos leader, Pablo Iglesias, a Government statement said on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The statement further said the minister, Irene Montero is in a good condition and second Deputy Prime Minister Pablo Iglesias is also in […]

Tom Hanks, Wife Rita Wilson Test Positive For Coronavirus

Hollywood megastar and Oscar-winning actor, Tom Hanks and his singer-songwriter wife tested positive for the new coronavirus in Australia Thursday, March 12, 2020, forcing them into hospital isolation and leaving authorities to trace hundreds of contacts at their concerts and film sets. Hanks and Wilson, both 63, sought medical advice after experiencing the symptoms of […]

Coronavirus Declared A Pandemic By World Health Organization

The coronavirus outbreak has been labelled a pandemic by the World Health Organization, WHO, on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. WHO Chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the number of cases outside China had increased 13-fold over the past two weeks, as the spread of the virus is frightening. The Chief said he was deeply concerned […]

“Key To Contain Coronavirus Is Breaking The Chains Of Transmission”

The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, as said the key to containing Coronavirus is to break the chains of transmission. The WHO D.G also revealed that 24 cases of coronavirus have been exported from Italy to 14 Countries and about 97 cases exported from Iran to 11 Countries. In his […]

WHO Says Over 20 Coronavirus Vaccines In Development Globally

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that over 20 vaccines are in development globally, and several therapeutics are in clinical trials, all geared towards ousting the Coronavirus.  Disclosing this on Friday, February 28, 2020, in his opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID-19, WHO’s Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said first results on […]

Coronavirus: Tenerife Hotel With Hundreds Of Guests Locked Down

A hotel in Tenerife in Spain’s Canary Islands has been locked down after a visiting Italian doctor tested positive for coronavirus. Hundreds of guests at the H10 Costa Adeje Palace Hotel were initially told to stay in their rooms as medical tests were carried out, Spanish media report. The doctor is reportedly from the Lombardy […]

Covid-19: South Korea Confirms Huge Rise In Cases

South Korea says the number of new coronavirus cases in the country has more than doubled in one day. Officials said on Saturday, February 22, 2020 that 229 new cases including nine hospital staff had been confirmed since Friday, February 21, 2020 raising the total to 433. In a televised address, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun […]

WHO Urges Calm As Coronavirus Death Toll Reaches 2,000

The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak surged to 2,000, as Chinese and International Health Officials warned against excessive measures to contain the epidemic. More than 74,000 people have now been infected by the virus in China, with hundreds more cases in some 25 countries. The situation remains serious at the epicentre, with the […]

WHO Records ‘Tremendous Progress’ In Fight Against Coronavirus

 The World Health Organization stated that it has recorded  “tremendous progress” in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged in China in December.  “We are making tremendous progress in a short period of time … trends are very encouraging but we are not at a turning point yet,” said Richard Brennan, WHO’s […]