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COVID-19: Delta SSG recovers, discharged from isolation centre
Mr Ebie, who had been at the isolation centre for 21 days, was discharged on Sunday after testing negative for the virus.
Nigeria’s new coronavirus cases reduce for second consecutive week despite increased testing
Nigeria has now had two weeks of decrease in new cases after six consecutive weeks of increase.
COVID-19: UN predicts 71 million more people to live in extreme poverty
The report says the share of the world’s workers living in extreme poverty will rise sharply.
Coronavirus: Nigeria records 575 new cases, fatality exceeds 700
This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria to 31,323.
COVID-19: Nigerian govt evacuates 270 nationals from Egypt
The 270 Nigerians will arrive at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
German scientists say coronavirus also infects the heart
The study examined the bodies of 39 patients with heart conditions who had died while infected with the coronavirus.
COVID-19: 12,000 people could die daily from hunger by end of 2020 — Report
The report says Coronavirus is deepening the hunger crisis in the world’s hunger hotspots and creating new epicentres of hunger across the globe.
COVID-19: Nasarawa attorney-general tests positive
The commissioners decided to self-isolate following the positive testing of the state Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Abdulkareem Kana, for the coronavirus.
African Development Bank grants $0.5 million emergency relief assistance to Libya
The bank’s funding will contribute to supporting Libya’s national response plan for COVID-19.
COVID-19 management gulped N1.5bn in three months — Kwara Govt
Although Nigeria recorded its first case on February 27, Kwara State recorded its index case on April 6.
COVID-19: Nearly 150 prospective vaccines developed; 19 in trials – WHO
WHO calls for equitable access to vaccines, especially for Africa.
Africa records 30% increase in COVID-19 cases in one week – WHO
“Of the 91, 038 reported new cases in the region, the majority 71 per cent (64, 646) were recorded in South Africa.”
COVID-19: Homemade diagnostic kit to boost testing in Nigeria, Africa
Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency says the test kit would expand testing capacity by 50 times and reduce cost by over 500 per cent as compared to the conventional kit in use
Coronavirus: Remote learning out of reach for 500 million students – UN
“Lack of access to computers and the Internet at home, as well as a low level of computer-related skills, put many already marginalised students at a further disadvantage.”
COVID-19: UAE paid for tickets, test fees for Nigerian evacuees—Official
The official said the evacuees tested negative but would still proceed to self-quarantine at home.
COVID-19: I last saw my Chief of Staff two months before his death – Kwara Governor
The state government said its officials who recently had physical contacts with Mr Logun have gone into self-isolation.
Coronavirus: Nigeria Women League 2019/20 Season Cancelled
The new league season will only resume after approval has been given by the relevant authorities.