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China’s Consul-General Chu Maoming has expressed optimism that after two months living with draconian curbs on daily life, residents of China were allowed to leave Hubei from midnight Tuesday March 24 if healthy, while Wuhan city, the initial epicenter of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, will end restrictions from Wednesday April 8.
Minister of State for Primary Health Care Joyce Moriku Kaducu said Wednesday that two of the new cases are Chinese nationals while the others are Ugandans.
Sub-Saharan Africa recorded its second coronavirus death on Friday as infections rose in South Africa, where the government warned bluntly of a long haul in the fight against the disease.
Huafei Chinese Restaurant has faulted the sealing of its business premises by the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.
A Chinese restaurant, identified as Haufei, located at 33 Aboyade Cole, Victoria Island, Lagos, has been shut down by the Nigerian government over its alleged discriminatory policy against Nigerian citizens.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global health emergency over a new coronavirus that has killed more than 3,630 people worldwide following an outbreak in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
China reported on Tuesday an increase in cases of the new coronavirus coming from abroad, as the country where the disease first emerged now worries about importing infections.
Villages in Vietnam with 10,000 people close to the nation’s capital were placed under quarantine on Thursday after six cases of the deadly new coronavirus were discovered there, authorities said.
China’s Foreign Ministry has blasted the US government for restricting the entry of Chinese nationals due to the coronavirus outbreak, which this week was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organisation.
Senate advocates self-isolation for travellers from China, other countries with coronavirus outbreak
The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Ministry of Aviation to immediately take steps to ensure that all persons arriving from China, especially Chinese citizens from Nigeria that travelled for the Chinese Lunar New Year festivities, to self-isolate by staying indoors in their homes for at least two weeks before mixing with the Nigerian public.
China called on Britain on Friday to seek “severe punishment” for those involved in the deaths of 39 people, believed to be Chinese nationals, found in a truck container near London, while British police quizzed the driver on suspicion of murder.
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Announcing this Monday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 13 of the cases were from Lagos, four from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, two from Kaduna and one from Oyo State.
Residents of Imo State are presently gripped with fear over the mysterious death of the owner of Fancy Hotel, Umugwuma, Owerri, Mr Christogonus Aguwa Osuagwu, in Abuja on Monday.
Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has described as unfortunate and misleading preaching by some Islamic clerics on government’s directives for citizens to stay home.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has ordered the shutdown of Driver’s Licence Centres (DLCs) nationwide. This follows the movement restriction imposed by the federal government and some state governments to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Edo State Government has urged all residents, including traders and businesses to support the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state by complying with the basic precautionary measures and other guidelines to contain the scourge.
Sudanese Defence Minister Lieutenant General Jamal al-Din Omar died of an unspecified illness Wednesday while in neighbouring South Sudan for peace talks with his country's main rebel groups, the military announced.
The United States has appealed to medical professionals across the world to file for work visas in a passionate appeal for help to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has announced a 14-day ban on public transport to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Chairman of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Bauchi state chapter, Ibrahim Maikudi, has called on the State government to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for nurses in the state.