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Chinese President Xi Jinping has spoken to his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella over the phone to offer his “sincere condolences” to the Italian people over the coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus: Chinese leader offers condolences to Italy, Iran, South Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping has spoken to his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella over the phone to offer his “sincere condolences” to the Italian people over the coronavirus crisis.

South Korea seeks murder charges as coronavirus kills over 3,000 worldwide

South Korea sought murder charges against leaders of a secretive church at the heart of its ballooning coronavirus outbreak on Monday as the global death toll rose above 3,000 and the Chinese province at the epicentre reported a fall in new cases.
China’s National Health Commission, on Tuesday, says no fewer than 12,552 have recovered in Chinese mainland out of 72,528 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

Coronavirus cases in China fall for second day

For the second day straight, the number of the COVID-19 cases in China fell even as the death toll in mainland China passed 2,000 on Wednesday although the number of new cases fell for a second straight day, as authorities tightened already severe containment measures in Wuhan city.
China’s National Health Commission, on Tuesday, says no fewer than 12,552 have recovered in Chinese mainland out of 72,528 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.

Coronavirus: China confirms more patients in recovery

China’s National Health Commission, on Tuesday, says no fewer than 12,552 have recovered in Chinese mainland out of 72,528 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
The isolation ward of the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, China, on Sunday. Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

China: Coronavirus drops for 14 consecutive days

China’s National Health Commission on Tuesday said daily new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus pneumonia outside Hubei, the epicentre province of the outbreak, have dropped for 14 consecutive days.
A new coronavirus has taken a growing toll of Chinese health workers on the front line of the fight to stop it, a top official said on Friday, as authorities reported more than 5,000 new cases, including more than 120 deaths.

Coronavirus inflicts growing toll on China’s health workers

A new coronavirus has taken a growing toll of Chinese health workers on the front line of the fight to stop it, a top official said on Friday, as authorities reported more than 5,000 new cases, including more than 120 deaths.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Thursday that seven federal teaching hospitals across the country would be upgraded and fully equipped with an oncology centre to manage all types of cancer.

Nigeria sets up three coronavirus laboratories

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Tuesday in Kano, confirmed that three laboratories had been established at strategic points in the country to diagnose cases of coronavirus.
The Press Officer, Embassy of China, Sun Saixiong, explained on Tuesday that the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, only advised those who wished to travel to China “not to be in a rush if the trip was not urgent.”

Coronavirus: We have not stopped issuing visas to Nigerians – China Embassy

The Press Officer, Embassy of China, Sun Saixiong, explained on Tuesday that the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, only advised those who wished to travel to China “not to be in a rush if the trip was not urgent.”
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 106 in China

Experts have warned that the spread of coronavirus is accelerating as the death toll from the outbreak has now topped 100, with more than 4,500 cases in mainland China, CNN reports.
Gabriel Leung, chair professor of public health medicine at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong, Anthony Wallace-AFP-Getty Images

Real number of Wuhan coronavirus cases is 25,000 – expert

A senior public health expert in Hong Kong, on Monday said that the real number of people affected by the new coronavirus was close to 25,000 higher than the 2,744 cases confirmed by China’s National Health Commission.
In its effort to curtail the spread of a deadly new virus, Coronavirus, the Chinese government has expanded travel restrictions for two more cities, Huanggang, Ezhou after the Wuhan city was put in lockdown.

Coronavirus death toll jumps to 80 as confirmed cases rise to 2,744

The death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 80, China’s National Health Commission has said.
The ability of the new coronavirus to spread is strengthening and infections could continue to rise, China’s National Health Commission said on Sunday, with nearly 2,000 people in China infected and 56 killed by the disease.

Coronavirus: China scrambles to contain ‘strengthening’ virus

The ability of the new coronavirus to spread is strengthening and infections could continue to rise, China’s National Health Commission said on Sunday, with nearly 2,000 people in China infected and 56 killed by the disease.
China has confirmed human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of a new SARS-like virus as the number of cases soared and authorities Tuesday said a fourth person had died.

China says raging virus contagious, records 4th death

China has confirmed human-to-human transmission in the outbreak of a new SARS-like virus as the number of cases soared and authorities Tuesday said a fourth person had died.

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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Easter: Police to continue enforcement of restriction order

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday said the social restriction order would continue during the Easter celebration in states where the order had been in ordered.
FILE - A volunteer receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle, March 16, 2020.

China recruits volunteers for phase two coronavirus vaccine trial

Barely a week after Chinese scientists finished injecting an experimental coronavirus vaccine into their first group of volunteers, official news outlets reported Thursday that a second batch of participants was being recruited.
The government’s expression is coming after the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, assured on his verified Twitter handle that he was going to engage the Chinese Government over the allegations immediately.

Nigeria summons Chinese envoy over allegations of maltreatment of nationals in China

The government’s expression is coming after the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, assured on his verified Twitter handle that he was going to engage the Chinese Government over the allegations immediately.
The Shell companies in Nigeria have presented eight vehicles to the governments of Lagos and Rivers States to support the efforts at contact tracing and treatment of novel coronavirus disease cases.

Shell equips three hospitals, provides eight vehicles

The companies, comprising: The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company and Shell Nigeria Gas, also joined other players in the oil and gas industry to support the Federal Government with $30 million to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
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Rivers relaxes restrictions for Easter celebrations, others

The Rivers State Government has temporarily relaxed the restrictions on large religious gatherings to enable Christians carry out their religious obligations during the Easter Period.