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More than 40 million people have now been infected with Covid-19 worldwide as experts predict the figure could go as high as 780million

More than 40 million people have now been infected with Covid-19 worldwide with experts predicting that the figure could go as high as 780 million.The milestone was passed early on Monday, October 19, according to Johns Hopkins University, which collates reports on COVID-19 globally.The private research university also confirmed more than 1.1 million deaths from…

FG orders compulsory COVID-19 tests for Corps members

The Federal Government has ordered a compulsory COVID-19 test for all prospective corps members. This announcement comes hours after it announced the reopening of all National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camps from November 10, 2020. Speaking at the press briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Thursday October 15, the National Cooordinator of the  Sani Aliyu,…

136 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

136 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday September 26, as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).  A breakdown of the new cases across states is as follows; Lagos-41, Ogun-27, Rivers-19, Abia-10, Oyo-6, Plateau-6, Bauchi-5, Ondo-5, Ekiti-4, Kaduna-4, Edo-3, Ebonyi-2, Bayelsa-1, Delta-1, Osun-1, Yobe-1.  There are now 58,198 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in…

Nigeria records 189 new COVID-19 cases

Nigeria has recorded 189 new COVID-19 cases. According to statistics released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), the new cases are in 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory. Lagos recorded 70 cases, Plateau recorded 37, the FCT, 24; Kaduna, 19; Rivers, 12; Oyo, five; Ogun, four; Ebonyi, Katsina, Ondo and Osun have…

296 fresh COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria

Nigeria has recorded 296 new cases of COVID-19. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Plateau state topped the list with 183 cases. Lagos had 33 infections followed closely by FCT with 25 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Ogun-16, Oyo – 7, Ekiti – 6, Kwara and Ondo – 5, Anambra, Imo, and Nasarawa– 3, Rivers, Gombe,…

216 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday September 2, announced that 216 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria.  A breakdown of the new cases of Coronavirus across states is as follows; Plateau-59, Rivers-27. Abia-22, Lagos-20, Oyo-18, Enugu-17, Kaduna-11, FCT-11, Ogun-10, Ebonyi-4, Osun-4, Ekiti-4, Delta-3, Edo-3, Akwa Ibom-2, Bauchi-1.  There are now 54,463 confirmed cases…

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