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Avoid Worship Centres, Govt Tells Lagos Residents Above 65 Years

Lagos State Government has advised residents of the state above 65 years to avoid visiting worship centers in order to curb COVID-19 in the state. The Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi gave the advice during a press conference in Alausa, Ikeja, the state capital. The Commissioner who noted that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu ordered the reopening of religious centers in ...

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COVID-19: Do Not Cut Health Spending During Downturn, WHO Warns

European governments should not cut healthcare spending during the current economic crisis sparked by the coronavirus pandemic and associated lockdowns, the World Health Organization warned on Thursday. “We are concerned that countries will respond to this crisis in the same way they did to the recession 10 years ago… by cutting public spending on health,” WHO regional director for Europe, ...

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Adamawa Records Three COVID-19 Deaths

The Adamawa State government on Wednesday announced that three patients have died in the state from Coronavirus complications. The State Commissioner for Health, Abdulai Isa, disclosed this while giving an update on COVID-19 in the state. He, however, expressed fear over the rate of community transmission in the state and appealed to residents of the state to strictly observe the ...

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45 More Recovered COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos

Forty-five more persons in Lagos State have recovered from the coronavirus and have been discharged from isolation centers. According to a tweet by the Commissioner for Health, Mr. Akin Abayomi, on Saturday, the patients include 22 females and 23 males. Abayomi further explained that 19 were from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, three from Onikan, eight from Agidingbi, seven from ...

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Jigawa Records 51 New COVID-19 Cases, One Fatality

Jigawa has recorded 51 new cases of COVID-19 and one fatality. The latest information brings the total number of confirmed cases in Jigawa to 169, and three deaths recorded so far. The Commissioner of Health, Dr. Abba Zakari confirmed this to Channels Television, at the NYSC orientation camp in Kiyawa. According to him, 31 of the cases are almajirai that ...

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COVID-19: Kaduna Govt Releases 60 Almajirai From Isolation

The Kaduna State Government has released 60 more almajirai from isolation after they tested negative to the coronavirus. The Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development in the state, Hafsat Baba, disclosed this on Wednesday. According to Hafsat, the state ministry of health certified them COVID-19 free after being quarantined for 14 days following their evacuation from other states. She ...

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Nigeria Records 11 More COVID-19 Deaths, Total Now 128

Eleven more people have died of coronavirus (COVID-19) as the number of cases surged past 4,000. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in its latest update on the outbreak. It noted that the new deaths recorded have raised the number of people who lost the battle to COVID-19 in the country to 128. Meanwhile, Nigeria has continued ...

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World still divided 75 years after World War 2, says Guterres

 UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday said divisions and hatred still existed globally, 75 years after the Second World War. Guterres stated this in a video message to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the conflict, which claimed millions of lives. He said the coronavirus pandemic was aggravating the situation, fuelling “new efforts to divide people and spread ...

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32 Health Workers Test Positive For COVID-19 In Kano

32 health workers in various hospitals across Kano State have tested positive for the coronavirus. The state government confirmed this in a report via its Twitter handle in the early hours of Wednesday. Although the government didn’t specifically state that the 32 cases were all health workers, the Chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association in the state, Sanusi Bala, confirmed ...

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Adamawa Records Seven New Cases Of COVID-19

Adamawa state has recorded seven new cases of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 12. The Secretary to the State Government who is also the Chairman of the Adamawa State COVID-19 containment Committee, Bashir Ahmed, confirmed the new cases. He explained that five of the new cases are ...

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