NCDC records 238 new cases of COVID-19, total infections now 2,170
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday confirmed 238 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country, bringing the total number of infections in Nigeria to 2,170.
Task force mulls guidelines to ease lockdown in Abuja, Lagos, Ogun
The Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on COVID-19 is to develop guidelines for the easing of the lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states.
NCDC declares end of emergency phase of 2020 Lassa fever outbreak
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has declared an end to the emergency phase of the 2020 Lassa fever outbreak noting that the development represents a successive decline in cases below the emergency threshold.
COVID-19: NCDC announces 2 more Molecular laboratories
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the inclusion of two more laboratories into the country’s COVID-19 pandemic molecular network.
Government blames rising COVID-19 cases on non-compliance
The Federal Government has blamed the rising cases of community transmission of coronavirus disease in the country on non-compliance with lockdown directives, medical advice, unauthorised treatment of patients in private homes and unaccredited facilities.
Coronavirus: NCDC advises pregnant, breastfeeding women to take precautions
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised pregnant and breastfeeding women to take routine preventative actions to avoid the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.
Seven start-ups get $21,000 to curb COVID-19 spread
As part of efforts to curtail the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), seven start-ups deploying solutions and platforms to mitigate the rapid spread of the pandemic in Nigeria have received $3,000 each from the #COVID-19 Innovation Challenge Virtual Demo Day.
Northern governors begin expulsion of Almajiris over coronavirus
State governors in the North have begun deporting students of the Almajiri educational system as the region battles growing cases of COVID-19.
Confusion as Chinese doctors end 14-day isolation today
The team of 15 Chinese medical professionals who arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on April 8, 2020, with medical equipment worth about $1.5 million, is expected to complete the mandatory 14-day isolation period today.