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Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus hits 51 of 55 nations of Africa

Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.
One of the victims of the fast-spreading coronavirus has reportedly died in Ghana, authorities have confirmed.

Coronavirus death toll hits 196 in African countries

The death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic in African countries has reached 196 as confirmed cases surpassed 5,786, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) revealed on Wednesday.
Emergency medical personnel carries a patient affected with coronavirus (Covid-19) from a military hospital to an ambulance before being transported aboard a medicalised TGV (high-speed train) to be evacuated towards hospitals of other French regions on March 29, 2020 in Mulhouse, eastern France, amid the spread of the COVID-19 (new coronavirus) pandemic. (Photo by SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP)

Coronavirus: US deaths surpass China’s

United States, which already has the highest number of reported infections in the world, has become one with the third highest death records after Italy and Spain.
Mohamed Salah made Liverpool history with his goal against Bournemouth, his 70th in the Premier League in just 100 games.

Mo Salah: Liverpool excited over Olympics postponement

Liverpool have breathed a sigh of relief after the newly announced dates for the summer Olympics.
Illinois health authorities are carrying out an investigation into the state’s first known death of an infant from the novel coronavirus. David Crosling-AAP

Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns by country

Countries around the world are increasingly adopting sweeping measures to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, including full lockdowns, shutting down airports, imposing travel restrictions and completely sealing their borders.
The bank asked Egyptian dealers to reduce the use of banknotes and rely on bank transfers and the use of electronic payment methods such as bank cards and mobile phone wallets, which have become available to all.

Egypt sets limits for bank withdrawals, deposits

The Central Bank of Egypt announced on Sunday that it will impose a temporary daily limit for withdrawals and cash deposits in bank branches to reduce the risks of the coronavirus, Al Arabiya reported.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it has extended its molecular laboratories with the capacity to detect Coronavirus Disease to six. Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of the NCDC, disclosed this to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja, while giving an update on COVID-19 in the country.

Coronavirus cases in Africa double in one week

African countries have so far recorded over 4,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), more than double the figure as of Monday.
Daniel Amokachi has rated Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and Lille forward Victor Osimhen as Nigeria’s best players currently.

Daniel Amokachi: Wilfred Ndidi, Victor Osimhen are Nigeria’s best players

Daniel Amokachi has rated Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and Lille forward Victor Osimhen as Nigeria’s best players currently.
With over 40 African countries currently battling with confirmed COVID-19 cases, South Africa tops the chart of the deadly virus within the continent as shown in data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

Global coronavirus cases exceeds 500,000 as SA tops chart in Africa

With over 40 African countries currently battling with confirmed COVID-19 cases, South Africa tops the chart of the deadly virus within the continent as shown in data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
The Management of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), said on Thursday that its Chairman, Prof. James Momoh, had tested negative for the Covid-19 virus.

NERC chief tests negative for coronavirus

The Management of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), said on Thursday that its Chairman, Prof. James Momoh, had tested negative for the Covid-19 virus.
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UNESCO: 1.3 billion students, 60 million teachers out of classroom

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has said 60.2 million teachers and 1.37 billion students, representing more than 3 out of 4 children and youth worldwide are no longer in the classroom due to the coronavirus pandemic.

18 die in road crash during virus curfew

Eighteen people were killed when a truck crashed into several cars south of the Egyptian capital during a night-time curfew put in place because of the coronavirus outbreak, state television reported on Thursday.
One of the victims of the fast-spreading coronavirus has reportedly died in Ghana, authorities have confirmed.

64 deaths, 2,412 coronavirus cases recorded in 43 African countries — list

From the 2,412 cases, 64 people died and 203 recovered in 14 African countries, according to data obtained by newsmen from the World Health Organisation’s website.
Kenyan health workers dressed in protective suits prepare to disinfect the residence where Kenya's first confirmed coronavirus patient was staying, in the town of Rongai near Nairobi, Kenya March 14, 2020. REUTERS-Baz Ratner

Centre: 58 dead from virus pandemic in Africa so far

Death toll from COVID-19 in the African continent has reached 58 as confirmed positive cases surpassed 1,788 as of Tuesday, according to the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Odion Ighalo set for Manchester United contract extension

Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo’s time at Manchester United could be extended beyond the end of the season according to reports from England.
Egypt will impose a night-time curfew for two weeks from Wednesday to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli announced.

Egypt imposes night-time curfew

Egypt will impose a night-time curfew for two weeks from Wednesday to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli announced.
One of the victims of the fast-spreading coronavirus has reportedly died in Ghana, authorities have confirmed.

Egypt senior military officer dies of coronavirus

The military said in a statement that Major General Khaled Shaltout was infected while participating in sterilization which the military has been carrying out across the country.

Sin, arrogance, disobedience to God are responsible for coronavirus – CAN president

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Dr Samson Olasupo A. Ayokunle on Sunday said arrogance of humans against God and constituted authority, sin and all sorts of wickedness are responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic that defies human solution but God has provisions for its cure.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm death of 22 in Sokoto bandits’ attack, foil ambush

The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
The Cross River Commissioner for health, Dr Betta Edu has restated the state’s preparedness to tackle Coronavirus if it eventually gets to the state.

Cross River suspected coronavirus case tests negative

Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.

President Buhari’s daughter rejoins family after self-isolation

The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Nigeria has confirmed 12 new casesof coronavirus with total number of cases in the country rising to 151.

Coronavirus hits 51 of 55 nations of Africa

Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.

WHO concerned as coronavirus accelerates in Africa

With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.