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NCDC To Commission Another Laboratory In Kano

The Director General,  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Chikwe Ihekweazu has said that the agency is set to commission another COVID-19 testing centre in Kano. He made the announcement through his Twitter handle on Tuesday. While commending the support from NCDC’s partners and the joint team for their efforts, …

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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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BREAKING: Buhari Approves Phased Easing Of Lockdown In Lagos, Ogun, FCT…

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the phased and gradual easing of the lockdown in Lagos and Ogun states as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja from may 4 The President announced this during his third nationwide broadcast on COVID-19. “Based on the above and in line with the recommendations of …

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COVID-19: Buhari Meets DG NCDC, Minister Of Health,

President Muhammadu Buhari, was on Sunday briefed by the Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu and Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire. While briefing pressmen on the outcome of the closed-door meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Mr Ehanire noted that he and Dr Ihekweazu …

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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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COVID-19: Imo Records First Case As 87 New Cases Confirmed

Imo State has recorded its first case of coronavirus after more than eight weeks the index case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Nigeria. According to Nigeria Centre for disease control, 87 new cases of COVID19 have been reported as follows; 33 in Lagos 18 in Borno 12 in Osun 9 …

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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: President Buhari Extends Lockdown In Lagos,Ogun And FCT

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday 13th April, 2020, extended the restriction of movement in Lagos and Ogun states and federal Capital territory (Abuja) due to the increase of the coronavirus patients recording on daily basis. He said this on a national live broadcast to the nation. “With this in mind …

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