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Kogi Government Purchases 5000 Test Kits to Maintain Zero Case Status_Ada Nkong

The Kogi State Government has acquired over 5,000 testing kits to ensure the state maintains its zero cases in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The State Commissioner for Information and Communication Kingsley Fanwo who represented governor Yahaya Bello at Iyara in Ijumu Local Government Area of the state during the second phase of the… Continue reading Kogi Government Purchases 5000 Test Kits to Maintain Zero Case Status_Ada Nkong

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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:

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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

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Covid-19 :313 New Cases Reported by NCDC_Ada Nkong

The NCDC has announced 313 fresh confirmed cases of Covid-19. This brings the total number of cases confirmed so far to 7839. 2263 patients have been discharged so far while 226 have died. Lagos tops the list with 148 cases, Abuja is next with 36,Rivers has 27 and Edo has 19. Anambra has just one… Continue reading Covid-19 :313 New Cases Reported by NCDC_Ada Nkong

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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