Pedestrians walk past a sign telling residents to call phone numbers if they have symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, in Lagos, Nigeria, May 12, 2020.
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NCDC announces 838 new COVID-19 infections, 7 deaths, Lagos close on 30,000

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has reported  838  new cases of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country. The centre announced this on its verified website on Sunday. 925,215 persons have been tested since the first confirmed case of the virus was announced on Feb, 27  2020. According to the centre, the country Read More…

Pedestrians walk past a sign telling residents to call phone numbers if they have symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, in Lagos, Nigeria, May 12, 2020.
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Second Wave: PTF says Lagos, Kaduna, FCT account for 70% COVID-19 infections

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19 has said that Lagos, Kaduna and Federal Capital Territory (FCT), account for 70 per cent of Coronavirus infections in the country. Chairman of PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha made this known during a national briefing on Monday, in Read More…

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Nigeria records 6 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours, confirms 920 new infections

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 920 new infections of COVID-19 in the country, with six deaths in 24 hours. The NCDC made the disclosure via its verified website on late on Friday. Since the outbreak of the disease last February, over 874,617 samples have been tested by the Read More…

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Lagos explodes with highest daily COVID-19 incidence

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Luc Gnago, REUTERS. The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 459 new infections recorded in Lagos State alone on 17th December 2020, making it the highest daily COVID-19 figure ever recorded since the pandemic first reached Nigeria. It is not known yet whether this figure is a result of accumulated previously Read More…

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1140 active COVID-19 cases managed in Lagos communities – Abayomi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Luc Gnago, PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has disclosed that 1140 active cases of COVID-19 were being managed in Lagos communities under the state’s home based care programme. Abayomi made the disclosure through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi on Thursday while giving the state’s COVID-19 Read More…

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COVID-19: NCDC records 164 new infections as total now 60,430

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Luc Gnago, REUTERS. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 164 new Coronavirus(COVID-19) infections actoss the country, the public health outfit announced on its official twitter handle on Monday. The nation has now recorded over 60,000 total infections. The health agency said  that the 164 new infection brought the nation’s confirmed COVID-19 infections Read More…

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Nigeria records 153 new cases of COVID-19, Lagos figures resurging

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Nigeria’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) has reached 59,001, as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), announced 153 new infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Thursday. The agency since  the beginning of the outbreak in  Febuary in Nigeria, more than  509, 555 sample have been tested by the Read More…

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Latest COVID-19 stats indicate it’s not over yet

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS, George Osodi/Bloomberg. Latest statistics from the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) indicate that there is no cause for celebration just yet, even as the federal and state governments have relaxed all movement restrictions. On Sunday night, the NCDC announced that there were 126 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths recorded in Read More…

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FG warns as recorded COVID-19 deaths approach 1,000

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri. Nigerian COVID-19 deaths are fast approaching the 1,000 mark with 950 deaths announced nationwide so far. Consequently, the Federal Government has warned that the 945 deaths recorded in COVID-19 pandemic cases is a wake up call for citizens to take appropriate measures to avoid being infected. The Minister of Health, Dr. Read More…