COVID-19 Update(29th May): 387 new cases with 2697 patients so far discharged and 9302 total confirmed cases

On the 29th of May 2020, 387 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria No new state has reported a case in the last 24 hours. Till date, 9302 cases have been confirmed, 2697 cases have been discharged and 261 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory The 387 new cases are reported from 14 states- Lagos(254), … Continue reading COVID-19 Update(29th May): 387 new cases with 2697 patients so far discharged and 9302 total confirmed cases

ICPC Discloses Measures taken in Managing Covid-19 Funds

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has disclosed various measures being taken to ensure transparency, accountability, and rectitude in the management of the Federal Government’s Covid-19 management funds and palliatives. These were part of the highlights of a Zoom Webinar tagged: Covid-19 Funds Management and Monitoring: Preventing a Slide into Old Habits organised by the Commission and anchored by its Chairman, … Continue reading ICPC Discloses Measures taken in Managing Covid-19 Funds

COVID-19 Update: 29 patients including two Indians were discharged from Lagos Isolation centres – Sanwo-Olu

COVID-19 Update by the Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Good people of Lagos, Today, 29 COVID19 Lagos patients; 24 males and 5 females, including two Indians were discharged from our Gbagada, Lekki, and Agidingbi Isolation facilities to reunite with the society. The patients, 20 from Gbagada, 6 from Lekki, and 3 from Agidingbi Isolation Centres were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19. … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: 29 patients including two Indians were discharged from Lagos Isolation centres – Sanwo-Olu

5th Anniversary: Gov Emmanuel commissions Isolation Center

  … reassures A’Ibom of better days ahead As part of events to commemorate his fifth anniversary in office, Governor Udom Emmanuel has commissioned the 300- capacity Isolation Center in Ituk Mbang, Uruan Local Government Area while reassuring citizens of Akwa Ibom state of better days ahead despite the gloomy picture painted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Governor Udom Emmanuel and wife, Martha, accompanied by Deputy … Continue reading 5th Anniversary: Gov Emmanuel commissions Isolation Center

US Cuts World Health Organization Ties Over Virus Response

President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. will be terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization, saying it had failed to adequately respond to the coronavirus because China has “total control” over the global organization. He said Chinese officials “ignored” their reporting obligations to the WHO and pressured the WHO to mislead the world when the virus was first discovered. He noted that … Continue reading US Cuts World Health Organization Ties Over Virus Response

NAF trains another batch of flight nurses,aircrew for aero medical evacuation of critical patients

In continuation of efforts to further boost the capacity of personnel for the effective and efficient conduct of Aeromedical Evacuation missions to airlift wounded soldiers from various theatres of operation as well as other critical patients to appropriate treatment facilities, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has trained another batch of flight nurses and aircrew. The graduation of the 20 nurses and 4 loadmasters took place … Continue reading NAF trains another batch of flight nurses,aircrew for aero medical evacuation of critical patients

COVID-19: NMA asks Buhari to issue order of “unfettered access” for NCDC in Kogi

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, on Friday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to issue an order of unfettered access for Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, to carry out COVID-19 tests in Kogi State. According to NMA, Kogi State’s refusal to allow NCDC work in the state had ensured that Kogi people remain in the dark, untested; posing a risk to the entire nation as it … Continue reading COVID-19: NMA asks Buhari to issue order of “unfettered access” for NCDC in Kogi

Monkeys snatch blood samples of suspected Covid-19 patients in India

A troop of monkeys snatched the blood samples of suspected coronavirus patients at a government hospital in the Meerut district of the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The incident happened on Thursday when a lab assistant working with the Covid-19 facility of the hospital was carrying blood samples due for testing, Dr. Dheeraj Baliyan, medical superintendent of Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College and Hospital, told CNN. The … Continue reading Monkeys snatch blood samples of suspected Covid-19 patients in India

Okowa marks 5 years in office, says God will revive the economy

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday expressed optimism that as the world continued to battle the coronavirus pandemic, God would take away the challenge and revive the state and nation’s economies. He stated this at an interdenominational thanksgiving service to mark the first anniversary of his second term in office at the Government House Chapel, Asaba. The governor said that COVID-19 had posed … Continue reading Okowa marks 5 years in office, says God will revive the economy

Sanwo-Olu Dedicates First Anniversary to Frontline Health Workers, Honours Medical Personnel

… We’ll Not Forget Your Sacrifice – Governor The supreme sacrifice by the frontline health and emergency workers in giving their all to the response in containing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Lagos State has been recognised by the State Government. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu honoured leaders of various medical teams deployed to all isolation facilities across the State, presenting them with plaques of honour in … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Dedicates First Anniversary to Frontline Health Workers, Honours Medical Personnel