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As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 457 new coronavirus cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 457 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 44,890.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC: Hydroxychloroquine not approved for treatment of COVID-19 in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reiterated that there is no specific cure for COVID-19, adding however that some trial drugs showed promising results, but were yet to be validated for use.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 288 new coronavirus cases, total now 44,129

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 288 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country, which brought the total number of infections to 44,129.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced a two-week extension to the ongoing state-wide lockdown to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Osun imposes N100,000 fine on worship centres flouting coronavirus protocol

Osun State Government has said hotels, bars, and clubs found to have flouted COVID-19 protocol in the state would be liable to N250, 000 fine.
Dozens of doctors' groups on Saturday warned that the Philippines was losing the coronavirus fight, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to tighten a recently eased lockdown as cases surged and hospitals turned away patients.

Philippines losing coronavirus war – doctors

Dozens of doctors' groups on Saturday warned that the Philippines was losing the coronavirus fight, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to tighten a recently eased lockdown as cases surged and hospitals turned away patients.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Governor Fayemi recovers from coronavirus

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has recovered from COVID-19, 11 days after testing positive for the infection.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Edo discharges 150 more coronavirus patients, records two deaths

Edo state government on Wednesday announced the discharge of 150 more Coronavirus patients who have fully recovered and tested negative to the virus following their treatment at various isolation facilities in the state.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

Nigeria discharges 829 coronavirus patients

The NCDC data showed that 648 new COVID-19 infections were recorded in 21 states across the country, which brought the total number of confirmed cases to 41,180.
A Nigerian-born and trained physician, Dr Stella Emmanuel, is trending on social media after delivering an impassioned COVID-19 speech in the U.S. on Monday.

Hydroxychloroquine is cure for coronavirus – Nigerian doctor

A Nigerian-born and trained physician, Dr Stella Emmanuel, is trending on social media after delivering an impassioned COVID-19 speech in the U.S. on Monday.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Russia records 5,871 coronavirus cases in last 24 hours

Russia has registered 5,871 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative total to 806,720, the country’s coronavirus response center said.
In a circular by Evelyn Ngige, permanent secretary, service welfare officer, the government said provision has been made at THISDAY Dome.

Nigerian government urges civil servants to take coronavirus tests

The Federal Government has directed civil servants in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to undergo COVID-19 tests.
For the second time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has discontinued Hydroxychloroquine clinical trial for the treatment of COVID-19, saying it has no positive effect on patient recovery.

India donates seven tonnes of hydroxychloroquine to Nigeria

The Republic of India has assisted Nigeria with seven tonnes of hydroxychloroquine as part of its contribution to the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the West African nation.

HEI: Oxygen key for treatment of coronavirus patients

Stakeholders have said that the provision of oxygen in isolation centres and hospitals was key in the treatment of COVID-19 patients even as they called for proper enforcement of safety guidelines through more engagement of transport associations and corporate organisations.
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo confirms 69 new coronavirus cases, discharges four patients

The Oyo State Government on Thursday confirmed a total of 69 new COVID-19 infections in the state.
Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong

57 health workers test positive for coronavirus in Plateau

The Commissioner for Health in Plateau, Dr Nimkong Lar, has said that 57 health workers were infected with COVID-19 in the course of their duties in various health centres in the state.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Doctors treating coronavirus patients in Ogun join strike

Resident Doctors from the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, working at isolation centres in the state, on Wednesday, joined their striking colleagues in the state.
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

67 coronavirus patients discharged in Oyo isolation centre

Sixty-seven COVID-19 patients were on Saturday discharged from the Oyo State Isolation Centre after receiving their second negative test results.

ECOWAS donates essential medical equipment to Nigeria

The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS), through the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), has donated essential medical equipment to the government of Nigeria as part of the regional response strategy to curtailing the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

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