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NCDC cautions Nigerians on ease of lockdown

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has taken steps to improve capacity for efficiency during gradual easing of lockdown  induced by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, outlined the steps in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. He also outlined Read More…

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Lagos announces 4 more COVID19 deaths

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Ministry of Health, on Saturday announced another four COVID-19 related deaths, as the number of confirmed cases in the state jumped to 1,022. The ministry, however, did not give additional information about age, sex, nationality and medical history of the deceased. “Unfortunately, four #COVID-19 deaths were recorded. This brings the total number Read More…

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New COVID19 cases in Lagos drop to 30 as Kano skyrockets to 92

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos recorded a daily decline of new COVID19 cases to 30 as Kano’s numbers for new cases skyrocketed to 92. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday  confirmed 238 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 2,170. The NCDC also said that 10 Read More…

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Lagosians lay siege on NIMR testing centre

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Prof. Babatunde Salako, Director General, Nigeria Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), on Friday appealed to Lagosians to adhere to the institute’s COVID-19 testing process. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the appeal followed reports that some individuals who were not invited for COVID-19 test bombarded the institute’s drive-through testing centre in Yaba, Lagos. Read More…

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Lagos has conducted 8,033 COVID19 tests – Abayomi

Reading Time: < 1 minutes PICTURE CREDIT: REUTERS The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says the state has conducted 8,033 COVID-19 tests since the inception of the pandemic in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) shows that Nigeria has conducted 15,759 COVID-19 tests, thus Read More…

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Lagos discharges 26 more patients

Reading Time: < 1 minutes PICTURE ABOVE – CREDIT: CHANNELS TV The Lagos State Government on Friday announced the discharge of 26 more patients who tested negative twice consecutively to Coronavirus disease. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known in a statement in Lagos, saying that the number increased to 225 patients treated and discharged from the isolation centres. ”Good people Read More…

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Lagos inaugurates 118-bed Gbagada Isolation Centre

Reading Time: 3 minutes PICTURE ABOVE: L-R: Dr. Tope Oguniyan; Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi during the opening of Isolation Centre for the Coronavirus treatment at the Gbagada General Hospital, on Friday, May 1, 2020. CREDIT: NAN The Lagos State Government on Friday unveiled a 118-bed Isolation Read More…