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Nine doctors have died in the Philippines from the coronavirus, the country’s top medical association said Thursday, as hospitals were overwhelmed and medics complained about a lack of protection on the front lines.
Thousands of people rushed to the Philippines’ main international airport on Thursday in a bid to get out of the country amid a month-long lockdown on the main island designed to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has urged the Nigerian government to explore a multi-sectoral approach to locate ‘missing cases’ of Tuberculosis in the country.
A Philippine diplomat in New York has tested positive for the new coronavirus in the first recorded case at United Nations headquarters in the city, diplomatic sources said on Thursday.
The move comes after President Cyril Ramaphosa last month ordered the repatriation of South Africans trapped in Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global health emergency over a new coronavirus that has killed more than 3,630 people worldwide following an outbreak in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
Singapore was hit a month ago with a surge in novel coronavirus cases that originated in China but capped the spread. Malaysia and Thailand watched beach tourists drain away as Chinese were required to avoid travel. Factory slowdowns in China caused by workers staying home to dodge the disease cut demand for Indonesian commodities.
The coronavirus outbreak that began in China has infected more than 85,000 people globally.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has revealed that five returning travellers from China into the country have tested negative for the novel Coronavirus, Covid19.
For the fifth year in a row, more Nigerians emigrated to Canada than the year before as data published by the Canadian government shows the number of Nigerians issued permanent resident permits has tripled since 2015.
The number of new cases from China’s coronavirus epidemic dropped for a third consecutive day on Sunday, as the World Health Organisation chief warned it was “impossible” to predict how the outbreak would develop.
Hundreds of cruise ship passengers long stranded at sea by virus fears cheered as they finally disembarked Friday and were welcomed to Cambodia by the nation’s authoritarian leader who handed them flowers.
China’s coronavirus outbreak showed no sign of peaking with health authorities on Friday reporting more than 5,000 new cases, while passengers on a cruise ship blocked from five countries due to virus fears finally disembarked in Cambodia.
A cruise ship turned away by other Asian and Pacific governments because of virus fears anchored Thursday off Cambodia, which is checking the health of its 2,200 passengers and crew.
China on Thursday replaced its top officials in central Hubei province and its capital, Wuhan, the epicenter of a viral outbreak that has infected more than 45,000 people worldwide.
The Lagos government says it has placed hotels and resort centres in the state on surveillance as part of its measures to prevent coronavirus.
The former Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has expressed shock over the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital city of Ondo State, Saturday, March 28, 2020.
The Federal Road Safety Corps has established a situation room in its Operations Department to receive reports from field commands on the dreaded Coronavirus Disease.
A truck loaded with dynamite exploded on the Akure-Owo Expressway on Saturday, destroying a school, a church and some houses.
Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.
Most of our 36 States Governors have so far done well in measures to combat COVID 19 and must be commended. Most of them, are leading by example and that is good.
Bayern Munich wing-back David Alaba has resisted an attempt from Manchester City.
According to documents reportedly obtained by foreign news outlet The Blast, a woman who wants to remain anonymous has filed a lawsuit against Montana, his employee Mansour Bennouna, and his Coke Boy Records label.
Turkish Super Lig champions Galatasaray SK confirmed Monday that club vice Chairman Abdurrahim Albayrak has tested positive for COVID-19.