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LUTH Admits Four Coronavirus Patients Hours After Inaugurating Isolation Centre

A few hours after the inauguration of a 60-bed isolation centre for Coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, says it has admitted four patients with the virus. Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, the LUTH Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Lagos. According to him, they are […]

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Nigerians Abroad Must Test Negative For Coronavirus Before Evacuation – FG

The Federal Government has said Nigerians abroad, who wished to be evacuated amid the pandemic, must be“COVID-19 free”, The PUNCH has learnt. This was contained in the “COVID-19 Application Form for Nigerians who want to return home” on the website of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission. Citizens intending to be repatriated are required to complete […]

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Obiano Commences The Distribution Of Rice To 181 Communities In Anambra (Photos)

Anambra State Govt begins the distribution of Bags of Rice as promised by Gov Obiano to cushion the effect of the lockdown occassioned by COVID19 pandemic. Each of the 181 Communities in the State are expected to receive 200 bags of rice to share to all the elderly persons aged 70 years and above. In […]

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Coronavirus: China Ejects Nigerians, Other Africans From Homes, Hotels

While the world has adopted various measures to combat Coronavirus, Chinese authorities are beginning to eject Africans from their homes and hotels over claims that they were importing the virus into the country. Africans in Guangdong and Fujian Province mostly affected are lamenting the move by the Chinese, fearing that they could be exposed to […]

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Idris Derby Visited By Chadian Legislators At His Temporary Base In The Forest

Members of the Chadian National Assembly visited Idris Derby at his temporary base in the bush to register their support in his efforts to cleanse Chad from insurgents.

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COVID-19: Ibrahim Shetima, UCH Chairman Tests Positive Again

The result of COVID-19 second test done for the chairman of the governing board of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Ibrahim Shetima, has returned positive.Shetima had been in isolation at a special ward in the UCH after he tested positive for coronavirus two weeks ago. The Public Relations Officer of the institution, Mr Toye Akinrinlola, […]

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FG To Set Up Panel To Monitor COVID-19 Fund Usage

The Federal Government will soon constitute a special committee to monitor the disbursement of donations made by individuals , corporate organisations and public sector players towards addressing the coronavirus pandemic . The Minister of Finance , Budget and National Planning , Mrs Zainab Ahmed, confirmed the development during an interview with journalists in Abuja on […]

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UK PM Johnson Stable After Second Night In Intensive Care Battling COVID-19

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care and was in a stable condition after receiving oxygen support for COVID-19 complications while his foreign minister directs the country’s battle against the outbreak. Johnson, who tested positive nearly two weeks ago, was taken to St Thomas’ hospital on Sunday evening as he […]

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People Allowed To Leave China’s Wuhan As Coronavirus Lockdown Eases

The central Chinese city of Wuhan began allowing people to leave on Wednesday for the first time since it was locked down 76 days ago to contain the novel coronavirus, despite fears of a second wave of infection if such restrictions are eased too soon. China sealed off the city of 11 million people on […]

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Germany’s Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Rise To 103,228, Deaths To 1,861: RKI

Germany’s Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Rise To 103,228, Deaths To 1,861: RKI The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Germany rose by 4,003 in the past 24 hours to 103,228 on Wednesday, climbing for the second straight day after four previous days of drops, data from the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases showed. The reported […]