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The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the state government is trying to get the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to allow flights from Lagos to Abuja to operate, following the increasing impact of the closure of the airports on the state’s economy.
LUTH Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, Prof Wasiu Adeyemo, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, said the delivery brings to four, the number of expectant mothers that had put to bed at the isolation facility.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, has said the state will this week commence the clinical trial treatment of COVID-19 using chloroquine as approved by NAFDAC.
The Lagos state ministry of health has announced the recovery and discharge of 67 COVID-19 patients, including two Indians and a Chinese national.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that 67 COVID-19 patients, including a pregnant woman who was delivered of her baby today at the Gbagada Isolation Centre, have all been discharged after testing negative to the pandemic twice.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated three additional laboratories, bringing the total number of laboratories in the country to 23.
“There is also a situation that we experience, when we test people, sometimes they find it difficult to find them. The ambulances will go into community, people will flee their homes, and they make it difficult for us to find them.”
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday disclosed that another 48 Coronavirus patients who recovered have been discharged after testing negative twice for the virus.
A Nigerian doctor in private practice Wednesday morning died of coronavirus related complications after treating an infected patient in his hospital.
They are: Lagos (188), FCT (44), Ogun (19), Kaduna (14), Oyo (12), Bayelsa (9), Gombe (5), Kano (3), Delta (3), Imo (2), Rivers (2), Niger (2), Bauchi (2), Plateau (1), Kwara (1)
Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi said government forces had engaged in extensive fighting against insurgents after they attacked the town of Macomia in the gas-rich northern region on Thursday.
An armed group in Burkina Faso attacked a cattle market and a humanitarian convoy, killing at least 35 people, the government said on Sunday.
Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
Popular Nigerian Singer Tiwa Savage has bemoaned the poor supply of electricity in the country.
The Police in Delta on Saturday confirmed the kidnapping of four persons in Boji-Boji Owa community, Ika North East Local Government Area of the state.
At the Kanyinya COVID-19 treatment facility a short distance from Rwanda’s capital Kigali, Akazuba, Ikizere and Ngabo report for duty, but these are no ordinary health care workers.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday advised Biafrans to dedicate three days to pray for her fallen heroes.
The Katsina State government has said it is building isolation centres, with a combined 722-bed capacity, across the state for effective treatment of COVID-19 patients.