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NCDC Boss, Ihekweazu, joins CNN’s Christiane Amanpour and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg at Reuters conference

Reading Time: 7 minutes Nigeria’s Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is one of the speakers at Reuters Next, an international virtual summit holding from January 11-14, 2021.. He will be joining Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook; Christiane Amanpour, CNN’s Chief International Correspondent and Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web and CTO Read More…

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NCDC records 749 new COVID-19 infections, Lagos 299

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 749 new infections of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Tuesday. The country has so far tested 937,712 people since the first COVID-19 confirmed case was made known on Feb. 27. The public health 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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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…

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NCDC reports 111 new COVID-19 cases, total now 57,724

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 111 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Wednesday. According to the agency, with the new infections, the total number of confirmed cases in the country is now 57, 724. It disclosed that Read More…