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COVID-19 Nigeria: Death toll rises to 858 as cases exceed 40,000

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 555 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus exceeded 40,000 in five months. The NCDC, which made this known on its official twitter handle, also recorded two deaths in the country in the last 24 hours. NCDC

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COVID-19: We have conducted 247,825 tests- NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday said Nigeria has conducted 247,825 tests for COVID-19 as of Tuesday. It said out of the figure, a total of 37,801 tests returned positive. The centre disclosed this in a document titled, ‘COVID-19 situation report 144,’ released on Wednesday. READ: COVID-19: FG release new date

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Masks are more effective than face guards – NCDC

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the use of masks is more effective than face guards. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, said this during the Presidential Task Force briefing on Thursday. The NCDC boss said anyone who opts for face guard must still wear a mask underneath. The

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No state in Nigeria is COVID-19 free – NCDC Boss

Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said that no state in the country is COVID-19 free. Ihekweazu said this today June 22 while speaking at the daily briefing of the presidential task force in Abuja. He said a state can only talk about being COVID-19 free when

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COVID-19: Lagos records 45 new recoveries

The Lagos State government has discharged 45 more COVID-19 patients in the state. The State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced this in a statement released on Sunday. He explained that the persons discharged from the government facilities comprise 18 females and 27 males. READ: COVID-19: Cases In Lagos Exceed 8000, Deaths Now Above 100 According

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Churches and mosques set to reopen as FG relaxes ban

The Federal Government has announced the relaxation of the restriction placed on places of worship like churches and mosques as part of measures to curtail the spread of COVID-19. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, announced this during the daily briefing of the panel on Monday. Mustapha,

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BREAKING: Four new COVID-19 deaths recorded in Lagos

Four patients have died of COVID-19 related complications in Lagos State. This was contained in the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control’s Situation Report 93 published on Monday. Four fatalities bring the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the state to 54. The report noted that 14 COVID-19 deaths were recorded in eight states

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See how Nigerians reacted to the 378 new COVID-19 cases in Lagos

On Saturday May 30, Nigeria recorded its highest COVID-19 positive cases yet as 553 new cases were recorded in 15 states according to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC. Of the 553 new cases, 378 of them were recorded in Lagos alone, the highest so far in a single day

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Eighty-seven COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos

Eighty-seven patients undergoing treatment for coronavirus at isolation centres in Lagos State have been discharged. The Lagos State Ministry of Health made this known in a series of tweets on Wednesday. It said the patients were discharged after testing negative twice for the virus. Those discharged comprised 40 females and 47 males. The LSMOH

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