“(But) suppose these variant strains do take hold, become more of a problem, are vaccine resistant, and we’re all closing schools and putting masks and locking down again in a few months, (then) it’s a lot harder to say by December, ‘We’ll be out of the woods.’”
662 fresh cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Friday, February 19. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 167 while the FCT recorded 116 … Continue Reading 662 new cases of COVID-19 report in Nigeria
Republican Rep. Ron Wright of Texas has died at the age of 67, weeks after contracting COVID-19. The lawmaker took office in 2019 and announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on January 21. Wright … Continue Reading Republican lawmaker, Ron Wright dies from Coronavirus
A makeshift hospital in Malawi has opened as hospitals are overwhelmed by the influx of coronavirus patients. In Malawi’s second-largest city Blantyre health workers are under pressure and having to … Continue Reading Malawi’s Health Sectors Under Severe Pressure As Covid Cases Spike
Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, says Nigeria needs only about N150 billion to procure COVID-19 vaccines. Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, said in December 2020 that the federal … Continue Reading Peter Obi vows to procure vaccines for N150bn, says N400bn budgeted by FG is too much
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 1,861 new coronavirus infections in the country. The health agency disclosed this via its verified Twitter account on Wednesday night. The … Continue Reading COVID-19: Nigeria records 22 deaths,1,861 new infections
Nigeria now has over 120,000 Covid-19 cases as 1,633 new infections in 21 states take total to 120,602 nationwide. Lagos has 498 new Covid-19 cases; Plateau-214; FCT-176; Rivers-99; Kaduna-98; Edo-87; … Continue Reading Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Nigeria now over 120,000
Wednesday’s figure pushed the total number of infections in the country to 103,999. On Wednesday, nine people died from coronavirus in Nigeria taking the death toll to 1,382 in total. … Continue Reading Coronavirus: Nigeria records nine additional deaths, 1,398 new infections
Forty-five weeks after the country confirmed its index case of the coronavirus on February 27, 2020, Nigeria’s total number of confirmed infections has now exceeded 100,000. According to the update … Continue Reading Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections surpassed 100,000 as NCDC confirms new cases
Twitter later removed the tweet and replaced it with a message that said it was “no longer available because it violated the Twitter Rules”.
They were told that the Chinese government had not approved the necessary permissions required for them to enter the country. WHO Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, made the announcement on Wednesday, January … Continue Reading China Stops WHO Team From Entering Country To Study COVID-19 Origin
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday January 5, announced that 1,354 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases … Continue Reading 1,354 new cases of CoOVID—19 recorded in Nigeria
Below are answers to 13 questions that might be asked. These explanations are as put forward by the National Orientation Agency (NOA) of Nigeria.
South Africa, which has been hard hit by a second wave of coronavirus cases, hopes to obtain its first vaccine doses next month, the health minister announced Sunday. In recent … Continue Reading South Africa Hopes To Begin COVID-19 Vaccinations Next Month
Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, has said the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the plans for votes to be taken on the constitution alteration bills in December 2020. Mr Omo-Agege who chairs … Continue Reading How COVID-19 ‘disrupted’ constitutional amendment – Omo-Agege
The appeal followed the state governor’s threat on Sunday to put again put the state on a lockdown from January 2021 due to rising COVID-19 infections. A cross-section of Port … Continue Reading Lockdown: Rivers Residents Kicks, Seek Bans On Foreigners, Lagosians, Others