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The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says Eti-Osa Local Government Area has the highest number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.
The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has tested negative for coronavirus infection, an official has said.
Nigeria’s Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning on Wednesday headed to Twitter to beg the founder of the electronic automobile company, Tesla Inc., Elon Musk, for ventilators.
The U.S. has evacuated its national who tested positive for COVID-19 in Nigeria and was being treated at the Infectious Disease Centre in Lagos, an official has said.
A commercial driver who tested positive to coronavirus in Niger State has escaped from the isolation centre in Bida where he was being managed.
In a bid to increase the number of isolation centres to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Lagos, the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, has completed a 120-bedded isolation ward at the hospital.
This was disclosed by the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi while giving an update on his Twitter handle on Wednesday.
The Lagos State government on Tuesday ruled out the option of Rapid Test Kits for COVID-19 testing, saying “most results from rapid tests are five times inaccurate and not fit to be used in an outbreak like COVID-19.”
Lagos State Government has said six coronavirus patients have recovered in Lagos and will be discharged on Friday.
Nigeria is set to release six coronavirus patients after they fully recovered from the infection. All six persons are in Lagos State, the hardest hit by the disease. It will bring to eight the total number of recoveries.
Health workers in Lagos State may currently be at risk as the scarcity of personal protective equipment, especially masks, infrared thermometers, sanitisers and protective coverall has hit many of the public hospitals in the state.
Celebrity couple, Banky W and Adesua Wellington revealed that they have gone into self-isolation prior to the announcement that a participant at the AMVCA tested positive for coronavirus.
Lagos state has called on those who attended the African Magic viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA) held at Eko Hotels, Lagos, on March 14 to self-isolate immediately.
Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the aegis of Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) have congratulated their national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, on the occasion of his 68th birthday.
The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force said the state has recorded another positive case, bringing to nine the total of positive cases in the state.
Williams, who played a young Barry Allen in eight episodes of The CW series, suddenly passed away on Thursday (April 2), the cause of his death has not been reported.
Several vehicles and tricycles were on Saturday impounded by the Abia State Joint Taskforce on Enforcement of lockdown over COVID-19 pandemic.g
Pink, 40, revealed Friday night that she had caught and recovered from a case of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.
The Diagnostic Centre at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has been certified by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and is now functional.
In the wake of Convid-19 pandemic, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has enjoined members of the public to remain vigilant and take precautionary actions against criminal elements.
Johnson & Johnson as part of the commitment to bringing an affordable vaccine to the public on a not-for-profit basis for emergency pandemic use has announced the selection of a lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate from constructs it has been working on since January 2020, and it expects to initiate human clinical studies no later than September 2020.
The crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic will stop the “unhealthy” inflation of player wages and transfer fees in football, Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge wrote in an editorial published on Thursday.
Despite the postponement of the National Sports Festival and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has assured that the ministry is monitoring the athletes.