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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that there are 3,000 samples collected and awaiting testing.

Governor Sanwo-Olu seeks resumption of Lagos-Abuja flights

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.
As the coronavirus cases in Lagos State near 1000, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, opens a new 118-bed Isolation Center in the Gbagada area of the state.6

Lagos discharges 13 more coronavirus patients

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced the discharge of 13 more Coronavirus patients who recovered from the virus
The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, says its medical team on Monday delivered a 40-year-old COVID-19 patient, of a baby girl.

22-year-old coronavirus patient gives birth to twins in Lagos

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.
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Coronavirus: Lagos begins chloroquine clinical trial this week

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.
Earlier, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor, advised residents to support the government in its drive to rid the state of COVID-19 by complying with all its directives on safety protocols.

Three foreign nationals among 67 coronavirus patients discharged in Lagos

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.

Lagos discharges 67 coronavirus patients after testing negative

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 Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, discharged 26 more coronavirus patients.

33-year-old coronavirus patient gives birth Lagos

A 33-year-old coronavirus patient has been delivered of a baby boy at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba.
Lagos State Government Coronavirus (Covid-19) Isolation Centre

Lagos discharges 13 more coronavirus patients

The Lagos State Government has discharged 13 Coronavirus patients who recovered from the disease at its isolation centres.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has been Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) since the 15th of August 2016.

Coronavirus testing procedure iron-cast – NCDC chief

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated three additional laboratories, bringing the total number of laboratories in the country to 23.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this during an inter-ministerial media update on COVID-19 on Thursday in Ikeja.

Official: Some coronavirus patients in Lagos on the run

“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, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that there are 3,000 samples collected and awaiting testing.

Lagos: Another 48 coronavirus patients recover, discharged

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.
Nigeria is now the 7th most stricken African country by the rampaging invisible coronavirus.

Lagos confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 1,068

This is according to the latest situation report by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Centre (NCDC) on the outbreak of the disease in the country.
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 struggling with bed spaces in Lagos – chief

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has said it is currently “struggling” for bed spaces for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Lagos State, which has the highest number of persons infected by coronavirus in Nigeria.
The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, says its medical team on Monday delivered a 40-year-old COVID-19 patient, of a baby girl.

Coronavirus patient gives birth at LUTH

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, says its medical team on Monday delivered a 40-year-old COVID-19 patient, of a baby girl.
According to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in his daily briefing on Sunday, 5 April 1

Lagos discharges four more coronavirus survivors

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday announced the discharge of another four coronavirus survivors after testing negative twice.

68-year-old woman delivered of twins in Lagos

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, says it has successfully delivered a 68-year-old woman of a set of twins, following an IVF conception.
Lagos State Government Coronavirus (Covid-19) Isolation Centre

Lagos discharges four more coronavirus patients

Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Gboyega Akosile, on his Twitter handle said, “Today, 4 more persons; all male were discharged to reunite with their families and the community.
South Korea’s SolGent has secured an order to supply a U.S. government agency with an additional 7,500 kits which can each perform 100 coronavirus tests, the CEO of the biotech firm told Reuters.

Lagos doctor dies of coronavirus after treating infected patient

A Nigerian doctor in private practice Wednesday morning died of coronavirus related complications after treating an infected patient in his hospital.

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The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.

Nigeria records 307 new COVID-19 cases, total now 10,162

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)
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Mozambique forces in major fighting with insurgents – president

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.

Dozens killed in separate Burkina Faso attacks

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 military acknowledges soldiers arrested in Togo

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 centrist party leader Benny Gantz said he has accepted an invitation to meet United States President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East.

Israeli defense minister apologizes over Palestinian’s death

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.