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COVID-19: NCDC records 77 new infections

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Oct. 23, 2020 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) has confirmed 77 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The agency made this known via its verified wedsite on Friday. The NCDC said that the 77 new cases brought the nation’s confirmed...

COVID-19 cases hit 1.6m in Africa, says WHO

By Cecilia Ologunagba Abuja, Oct. 23, 2020 The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa located in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are over 1.6 million confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa. The UN health agency gave the update in its regional official...

NCDC confirms 138 new COVID-19 infections, 2 deaths

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Oct. 23, 2020 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 138 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), with two deaths recorded in 12 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in the last 24 hours in the country. The...

BREAKING: In U.S, FDA approves Gilead’s remdesivir as coronavirus treatment

The FDA approved Gilead Sciences’ antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for the coronavirus. The intravenous drug has helped shorten the recovery time of some hospitalized Covid-19 patients. Remdesivir is now the first and only fully approved treatment in the U.S. for Covid-19. The Food and Drug...

COVID-19: NCDC reports 37 new infection in Nigeria

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Oct. 22, 2020 Thirty-seven new Coronavirus infections have been reported across Nigeria with no COVID-19-related deaths in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official website on Wednesday. The NCDC,...

NABDA set to produce COVID-19 test kits in Nigeria

By Sylvester Thompson Abuja, Oct. 21, 2020 The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) says it is working on plans to produce locally made test kits for COVID-19 in Nigeria. NABDA Director-General, Prof. Alex Akpa said this while speaking in an interview with the News Agency of...

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 118 new infections in Nigeria

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Oct. 19, 2020 Nigeria’s tally of people infected with the COVID-19 COVID-19 pandemic has hit 61,558, with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), confirming 118 new cases on Monday. Thec infections were recorded in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory. The...

Nigeria winning COVID-19 war, PTF declares

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Oct. 19, 2020 The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 says the nation is winning the war against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said this...

COVID-19: NCDC says it’s supporting NYSC on safe reopening of camps

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Oct. 12, 2020 The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has said that it is supporting and providing a public health guidance for safe reopening of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camps across the country. Mrs Elsie Ilori, the Head of...

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 118 new infections in Nigeria

By Abujah Racheal Abuja, Oct. 19, 2020 Nigeria’s tally of people infected with the COVID-19 COVID-19 pandemic has hit 61,558, with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), confirming 118 new cases on Monday. Thec infections were recorded in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory. The...
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