COVID-19

Africa: Covid-19 Deaths Exceed 41,000

As of October 25, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,709,387 . Reported deaths in Africa have reached 41,144 , and recoveries 1,397,522 . South Africa has the most reported cases – 714,246, with deaths numbering 18,843. Other most-affected countries include Morocco (194,461), Egypt (106,397) Ethiopia (92,858), Nigeria (61,930) and …

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Africa’s COVID-19 cases hit 1.5m —WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa located in Brazzaville, Congo, revealed that Africa continent already has over 1.5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases.  The UN health agency gave the update on its regional official Twitter account @WHOAFRO on Monday. WHO stated on its dashboard that there were over 1.5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases on …

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Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases near 1.5m — Official

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 positive cases in Africa reached 1,497, 391 as of Saturday, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said. The continental disease control and prevention agency said in a statement that the death toll due to illnesses related to COVID-19 in Africa has reached 36,504 as of …

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COVID-19 Update: Lagos State Government Approves Cinemas, Spa and Gym to open at 33% of their capacity.

Lagos State government has Approved Full Reopening Of Places Of Worship and Cinemas, Spa and Gym to open at 33% of their capacity. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has given permission for Churches and Mosques to open fully, while other leisure centres to open with full certification from government agencies owing to the full compliance by the …

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Covid-19: FG Commences N75bn MSMEs Palliatives Implementation

Federal Government has flagged off National MSME survival fund and Guaranteed off-take scheme, both targeted at assisting Micro Small and Medium Enterprise to step down the challenges arising from the effect of COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative was flagged off by the Minister f State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs Mariam Katagum. As reported by Thisdaylive.com, …

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COVID 19:Curfew period in Nigeria now from 12 am to 4 am

The Government in Nigeria has further reviewed the nationwide curfew put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19. The curfew will now cover four hours- from 12 am to 4 am daily.The National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, announced it this Thursday during a briefing at the Nnamdi Azikwe …

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Neymar tests positive for COVID-19

Neymar is among three Paris-Saint-Germain players reportedly tested positive for coronavirus. According to Punchng, the Ligue 1 champions and Champions League finalists did not name the players involved, but Angel Di Maria, 32, and Leandro Paredes, 26, are believed to be the other two players to have tested positive, as reported by French outlet L’Equipe. After …

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COVID-19 :Nigeria records 239 new cases, total now 54,247

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has disclosed on Tuesday night that the country recorded 239 fresh COVID-19 cases. The centre revealed on its Twitter handle that the cases were recorded in 14 states of the federation and Abuja.It added that 10 people died from complications resulting from the virus on Tuesday. Consequently, the …

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