Posts Tagged ‘covid-19’

BREAKING: FG Announces Resumption Of Domestic Flights

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 1, 2020
Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika has announced the resumption schedule for domestic flight operations in Nigeria, with the first flights poised to take off from July 8. This information was revealed Wednesday in a tweet by Sirika. The Aviation Minister further pleaded for patience with regards to the date for the resumption of International flights. […]

JUST IN: Brazil Reports 552 New #COVID19 Deaths

by Seun Adeuyion June 29, 2020
Brazil’s Health Ministry, on Sunday said it recorded 30,476 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours and 552 additional deaths, bringing the total number of registered confirmed cases to 1,344,143 and 57,622 deaths. The South America Country also reported its second-highest weekly death toll, with 7,005 people killed, just below the […]

#COVID19: Benue State Refutes Reports Of First Coronavirus Related Death 

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 24, 2020
The Benue State Action Committee on COVID19 has refuted reports that the state recorded its first Coronavirus related death in one of its facilities. Chairman of the BSA committee, Mr Benson Abounu in responding to the alleged death said the patient died on Monday morning and his result came back positive that evening, making it […]

#COVID19: Deputy Governor Of Bauchi State Tests Positive

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 3, 2020
A statement from the Bauchi government revealed that the Bauchi state Deputy Governor Baba Tela has tested positive for COVID19.  He is said to currently be at the State’s isolation center where he is receiving treatment. According to the statement , Tela contracted the disease while on duty as the Incident Commander of COVID19 in […]

812 Health Workers Have Contracted #COVID19 – NCDC Boss, Chikwe Ihekweazu

by Seun Adeuyion June 2, 2020
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, disclosed that the number of health workers who have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) has increased to 812. He stated this at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 which held in Abuja. According to him, 29 officials […]

USA: 100-Yr-Old World War II Veteran Released From Hospital After Battling #covid19 For 58 Days

by Seun Adeuyion May 26, 2020
A 100-year-old World War II veteran survived his battle with coronavirus after spending 58 days in the hospital. Lloyd Falk was one of the first Covid-19 patients at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital in Virginia. He was admitted on March 24 with symptoms of the virus and was finally discharged last week. Falk’s wife of 74 years also tested […]