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BREAKING: Delta State Discharges Two Covid-19 Patients, Partially Relaxes Lockdown

Delta state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has said that his Government has discharged two COVID-19 patients from the State Isolation Centre after testing them negative twice. The Governor disclosed this in Asaba, the state capital during a broadcast on Tuesday, 28th April 2020. He also announced gradual ease on the …

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COVID-19: Kano Governor Orders One Million Face Masks

Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano state led  Government  has placed an order for the production of one million face masks as part of efforts aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the state. The Governor made this known while addressing journalists in the state on Saturday. “We have also directed all …

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BREAKING: Lagos Discharges 10 More COVID-19 Patients

The Lagos State Government has discharged 10 COVID-19 patients after making full recoveries from the disease. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known on Friday, adding that three of those discharged were foreigners. He said, “Even with the number of cases rising, we are happy to celebrate our success stories because …

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Covid-19: NCDC Commends Uzodimma, Calls For More Tests

The Director-General, National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu has commended Governor Hope Uzodimma for being proactive and dutiful in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the state. Dr. Ihekweazu who was in the state, Saturday, to inspect facilities on ground for the containment of corona …

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN EXTENSION: PRESIDENT BUHARI SIGNS QUARANTINE ODER

PRESIDENT, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA THE QUARANTINE ACT (CAP Q2 LFN 2004) Commencement COVID-19 REGULATIONS No 2 OF 2020 WHEREAS: 1. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, I issued the Covid-19 Regulations, 2020 on 30th March, 2020, by which I declared Covid-19 a dangerous infectious disease; 2. As part of …

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COVID-19: Not Less Than 29 persons quarantined in Anambra – Health Commissioner

The anambra state commissioner for health, Dr Vincent Okpala, has said that  Not less than 29 persons consisting of health workers, relations and business partners of the COVID-19 index case in Anambra State have been quarantined, waiting to be tested. Okpala who spoke to journalists in Awka gave details of …

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COVID-19: Imo CAN Pleads to Conduct Easter Service

The Imo State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has pleaded the state government to allow Christians to conduct Easter services on Sunday. CAN leaders made the request on Tuesday at their secretariat in Owerri when they met with the Committee on COVID 19. CAN chairman in the state, …

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Coronavirus: FG Orders Closure Of All Tertiary Institutions, Secondary And Primary Schools

The Federal Ministry of Education has ordered immediate closure of tertiary institutions, secondary and primary schools nationwide following the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country and as part of measures to contain the spread. This was confirmed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono. According …

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BREAKING: NYSC Ends Orientation Camp Activities Over Coronavirus

The National Youth Service Corps has asked corps members currently in orientation camps across the country to vacate the camps over coronavirus fears. The virus has killed over 7000 persons globally and three cases have been confirmed in Nigeria, although no death has been recorded. According to The Guardian, the …

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Prevent Coronavirus From Entering Nigeria, Senate Tells Federal Government

Senate has criticized the Federal Government for not doing enough to prevent coronavirus from getting into the country. The position of the lawmakers followed a Point of Order raised by Senator Robert Boroffice during Thursday’s plenary in the Senate chamber. Senator Boroffice drew the attention of his colleagues to what …

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