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Covid-19 Update as @ 25th May 2020-NCDC

Its now 8068 cases of #COVID19 in NigeriaDischarged: 2311Deaths: 233 229 new cases recorded Lagos-90Katsina-27Imo-26Kano-23FCT-14Plateau-12Ogun-9Delta-7Borno-5Rivers-5Oyo-4Gombe-3Osun-2Anambra-1Bayelsa-1 A breakdown of cases by state are as follows:

HEALTH · WORLD NEWS

WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine as coronavirus treatment amid safety concerns_Frmi Ehiabhi

The World Health Organization on Monday temporarily suspended its trial of hydroxycholoroquine, the drug backed by President Donald Trump to combat the deadly coronavirus, over safety concerns. "The Executive Group has implemented a temporary pause of the hydroxychloroquine arm within the Solidarity Trial while the safety data is reviewed by the Data Safety Monitoring Board," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters at a news briefing.  "The… Continue reading WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine as coronavirus treatment amid safety concerns_Frmi Ehiabhi

HEALTH

COVID-19 Update: Oyo hit with 34 new Coronavirus cases-NCDC

As NCDC gives the update for 23rd may 2020, Oyo states records a spike in figure to 34 case in one day from 265 new cases The breakdown is as follows: 133-Lagos34-Oyo28-Edo23-Ogun22-FCT6-Plateau5-Kaduna3-Borno3-Niger2-Kwara2-Bauchi2-Anambra2-Enugu 7526 cases of #COVID19 in NigeriaDischarged: 2174Deaths: 221

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COVID-19: Brazil records heavy spike in reported figures_Femi Ehiabhi

Brazil has become the sixth country to record more than 20,000 coronavirus deaths – reporting nearly 1,200 in the past day, a record high. Currently, the nation’s death toll stands at 20,047. Experts have warned that Brazil is still a few weeks away from reaching the peak of the outbreak, and that insufficient testing means… Continue reading COVID-19: Brazil records heavy spike in reported figures_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH

COVID-19: Confirmed Positive patients absconds-LSG_Femi Ehiabhi

The Lagos State Government has raised alarm over alarming rate at which people who tested positive for Coronavirus are absconding from treatment. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, at a news conference in Ikeja, Lagos, said the huge figures being announced as positive cases in Lagos were just on paper as there is increasing rate… Continue reading COVID-19: Confirmed Positive patients absconds-LSG_Femi Ehiabhi

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COVID-19: Lagos State maintain lead with 3,224 confirmed cases-NCDC

Lagos State confirmed cases continue to rise with 131 new cases out of 245 as at 22nd May 2020 bring the total tally to date to 3,224 cases so far for the state alone. The break down according to states is as follows:

HUMAN INTEREST · POLITICS

Senator Sani Replies El-Rufai’s Son Who Trolled Him On Twitter_Femi Eugene

The fight between Senator Shehu Sani, a political rival of Kaduna State Governor and Bashir El-Rufai, son of the Kaduna state Governor which seems unending took a new dimension yesterday evening as both had a mild drama on Twitter. Senator Shehu Sani had earlier uploaded a photo mimicking politicians on how they relate with people pre and… Continue reading Senator Sani Replies El-Rufai’s Son Who Trolled Him On Twitter_Femi Eugene