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The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the Coronavirus pandemic had shown Nigerians that there was need for prayers.

Lagos seeks quality healthcare service for increased patients’ patronage

The Lagos State Health Service Commission on Saturday charged healthcare providers to uplift medical practices for increased patients’ patronage across all public health facilities in the state.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau spends N366 million to combat coronavirus

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau said the State Government had spent about N366.5 million to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday announced the lockdown ahead of the Jewish holiday season, which starts with the Jewish New Year on September 18 and ends with the Tabernacles holiday on October 9.

Israel re-imposes nation-wide lockdown

While some embraced the decision of the government to close down the country, saying it was Israel’s only chance to decrease the number of COVID-19 patients, others have slammed the move. The reason for this is Netanyahu’s alleged inability to offer them financial assistance without which, they say, they won’t be able to stay afloat.

WHO: 41,000 health workers infected with coronavirus in Africa

The Regional Director for Africa, World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has revealed that in the WHO African Region, more than 41,000 health workers have been infected with COVID-19, accounting for 3.8% of all reported cases.
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 reports 90 new virus Infections, five deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 90 new infections and five deaths due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country bringing the nation’s total confirmed cases to 56,478.
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 132 new virus infections

On Monday night, Nigeria recorded one its lowest coronavirus infection toll in nearly six months with 132 new cases and one death, authorities said.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Medical doctor wants adoption of technology for improved maternal healthcare

A medical doctor, Mary-Ann Etiebet, on Friday called for greater adoption of technology to improve maternal healthcare, enhance universal health coverage and reduce deaths amid COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus — Britain is to start trials to see whether plasma collected from donors who have recovered from COVID-19 could be an effective treatment for patients who are severely unwell with the disease.

Egypt tries plasma treatment to fight pandemic

Mohamed Fathi, an Egyptian man who has recovered from Covid-19, winced as he watched tubes running down his arm to donate blood plasma, but insisted: "if I can help just one person, that's a very good thing".
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 discharges 218 virus patients, records 155 new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that 218 Coronavirus (COVID-19), patients have recovered from the infection across the country in the last 24 hours.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Facebook blocks terminally ill Frenchman from streaming his death

Facebook said Saturday it would block the livestream of a Frenchman suffering from an incurable condition who wanted to broadcast his death on the social media platform.
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75 frontline health workers contract virus in Katsina

More than 75 frontline line health workers including Doctors, Nurses, and others have tested positive of the Coronavirus, with the majority of them asymptomatic.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Coronavirus patients less likely to transmit disease after a week – study

A new study has revealed that COVID-19 patients are less likely to infect others after the first week of contracting the disease.
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Official : Why Ogun shut down four isolation centres

The Ogun State Government says it shut down four out of its six isolation centres for COVID-19 patients because it had only 18 patients on admission.
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.

NCDC: Sample collection for virus tests by states declined in August

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says sample collection for the coronavirus pandemic in the country declined in August.
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Bishop Oyedepo: I will lay bare hands on coronavirus patients, embrace them

Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, a.k.a Winners Chapel, has declared that he would embrace and breath into COVID-19 patients without any fear of contracting the disease.
The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunimbe Mamora, has inspected and commissioned the newly built ultra-modern Accident and Emergency Unit of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ebutte Metta.

Minister commissions FMC accident emergency unit

The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunimbe Mamora, has inspected and commissioned the newly built ultra-modern Accident and Emergency Unit of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ebutte Metta.
The Kwara Government on Saturday said the Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi, had recovered from COVID-19 after testing negative in a repeat test.

Kwara deputy governor recovers from coronavirus

The Kwara Government on Saturday said the Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi, had recovered from COVID-19 after testing negative in a repeat test.
The trial of two former French spies suspected of sharing secrets with China opened in a Paris criminal court Monday, behind closed doors for reasons of national security.

More than 5,000 persons arrested for ‘virus-related crimes’ in China

Nearly 5,800 people suspected of killing health workers, selling defective medical equipment and lying about their travel history have been arrested in China for virus epidemic-related crimes since January, the state prosecutor’s office said.

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The products come in different brands. They include Air Doctor, Virus Buster, and Personal Air Sanitiser. They also come in different colours such as red, green and blue, newsmen can report.

NAFDAC disowns Air Doctor, other ‘virus blockers’

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has disowned Air Doctor and other products that are marketed as capable of blocking COVID-19 from infecting the wearers.

Electricity consumers to pay full tariff from mid-2021

Power distributors have received approval to collect an average of 87.9 per cent of the recently increased electricity tariff from consumers across the country in the first six months of 2021.
Victor Osimhen is looking forward to coming up against Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo in the Serie A this season.

Victor Osimhen: Why I snubbed Premier League clubs for Napoli

New Napoli signing, Victor Osimhen, says he turned down the opportunity of playing in the English Premier League for Serie A because he felt Napoli was the best choice for him.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Governor Ganduje: We defeated coronavirus with prayers

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, at the weekend disclosed that the state was able to defeat COVID-19 with daily prayers and supplications.
Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, housemate, Neo, on Sunday morning warned Ozo to leave Nengi alone.

#BBNaija: Neo warns Ozo to leave Nengi alone

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, housemate, Neo, on Sunday morning warned Ozo to leave Nengi alone.