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Isolation Centres: Oyo Govt. Debunks Paucity of Funds Claim

The Oyo State Ministry of Health, on Thursday, declared that allegations that paucity of funds had hit the State’s isolation centres as reported in the news were false. The Ministry, which made the clarification in a statement released on Thursday, said that the allegations were untrue and baseless, adding that the state government has been…

NCDC Confirms Case of Highly Transmissible COVID-19 Delta Variant In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has detected a confirmed case with the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant, also known as lineage B.1.617.2. The Head of Communications, NCDC, Dr Yahya Disu, who announced the development in a statement on Thursday, said the variant was detected in a traveler to Nigeria, following the routine travel test required…

FG Confirms January 18 School Resumption Date

Even though the second wave of the pandemic has seen a high surge in cases of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria, especially after the festive periods, this would not stop the planned resumption of schools across the country as the Federal Ministry of Education has confirmed that the January 18 school resumption date stands. The Minister…

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Begs Lagosians To Avoid Another Lockdown

WO The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has asked Lagosians to take the COVID-19 pandemic more seriously so as to avoid another lockdown in the state. The governor in a message on his social handle on Tuesday said there was an urgent need for everyone in the state to be more circumspect in the way…

Nigeria Records Highest Daily COVID-19 Infections

Nigeria has recorded its highest daily COVID-19 infection figure since the beginning of the outbreak in late February. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday confirmed a new case of 796. Before now, the country had on 1st of July, reported a figure of 790, thereby making last night figure the highest since…