Covid-19 Update

COVID19: Rwanda Records First Death

by William Ukpeon May 31, 2020
The Rwandan Heath Ministry announced on Sunday the first recorded death of Coronavirus in the country. The casualty was a 65 year old driver returning from a neighboring African country after he became ill. He died showing symptoms of severe respiratory complications while he was treated at the government’s special Covid-19 facility. Rwanda currently has […]

COVID19: Spain Extends Lockdown To June 21

by William Ukpeon May 31, 2020
The Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez announced on Sunday that he will petition parliament to grant a final 2 weeks lockdown extension until 21st of June. After the final 2 week lockdown, government will not restrict movement of people and services. The Prime Minister announcing via a Video Conference meeting that it would be […]

COVID19: Saudi Arabia To Reopen Mosques After 2 Months

by William Ukpeon May 31, 2020
The Saudi Government opened Mosques to Muslim worshippers for the first in 2 motnhs on Sunday. This comes at a time the Saudi Government looks to ease lockdown restrictions. It was announced that Lockdowns will be eased in 3 phases which will fully end all curfews by June 21. The Saudi Government required worshippers to […]

COVID19: Global Cases Surpass 6 Million

by William Ukpeon May 31, 2020
Global cases of the COVID19 pandemic surpassed 6 Million on Saturday. This is coming as Latin American deaths reached 50, 000 while United states has recorded over 100,000 deaths. Globally deaths have surpassed 367,000. It is widely believed that the actual number could be much higher as many developing nations lack the testing ability of […]

JUST IN: India Reports Its Biggest Daily Increase Since #COVID19 Outbreak, With 8,380 New Cases And 193 New Deaths — A Total Of 182,143 Cases And 5,164 Deaths

by Seun Adeuyion May 31, 2020
The confirmed cases of the new coronavirus jumped by 8,380 in the last 24 hours in the biggest single-day spike even as India plans to lift the lockdown in a staggered manner. That takes the total count to 182,143 in Asia’s third-largest economy, according to the Health Ministry’s update as of 8 a.m. on May 31. […]

#COVID19: Kogi Rejects NCDC Results Again — See Full Statement

by Seun Adeuyion May 31, 2020
Kogi state has, once again, responded to the Nigeria Centre of Disease Control’s reporting of COVID-19 within its territory. In a statement released by the state’s Commissioner for Health, Saka Audu, on Saturday, the state rejected NCDC’s reporting while describing it as “fictitious”. Read the statement below: