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Coronavirus in Lagos

28 Apr 2020
Nigeria on Tuesday confirmed a total number of new 195 coronavirus cases in the country. Nigeria economic hub Lagos and Kano states has the highest numbers. While Lagos recorded 80 new cases, Kano State recorded 38 new cases. Ogun and Bauchi states also recorded a tally of 15 new cases each. While Borno State has…
19 Apr 2020
Lagos State Government on Sunday said only three local government areas in the state have not reported any case of coronavirus virus. The state health commissioner Professor Akin Abayomi disclosed during the COVID19 press briefing. Lagos has 20 local government areas. "There are three Local Govts where we have not identified any cases of COVID-19…
18 Apr 2020
Lagos State Government on Saturday discharged four more coronavirus patients who have recovered from the disease. "Today, 4 more persons; 3 males and 1 female were discharged to join the society," Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu tweeted. "The patients; 2 from the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba and 2 others from Onikan Isolation Centre have fully…
14 Apr 2020
Lagos State Government on Tuesday said about 119 residents have showed symptoms of coronavirus during the house to house testing it began recently. Speaking at a press conference, Lagos State health commissioner Akin Abayomi disclosed that 118,000 have been tested in the state during active search for coronavirus cases. Abayomi said the idea behind the…
7 Apr 2020
As countries around the world battle to stop the spread of novel coronavirus, there have been several claims around the disease which has killed more than 70, 000 persons worldwide. The most recent claim about the virus is the insidious links between the rollout of 5G networks and coronavirus. The claims ride on, at least,…
Handwashing Vs Hand Sanitizer
29 Mar 2020
Following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) with several countries affected, tons of information has been disseminated on how best to prevent the disease. Considering that public-health specialists have stressed the importance of keeping your hands clean during a viral outbreak, hand soaps and sanitizers are flying off the shelves. Nigerians are not left out of…
26 Mar 2020
Lagos State Government on Thursday said six coronavirus patients have recovered in the state and will be discharged soon. Lagos State health commissioner Akin Abayomi in an interview on Nigeria Info said, “Tomorrow, we are going to discharge six of the (coronavirus) patients in Lagos. “Our admitted patients will go down theoretically to 18.” “6…
22 Mar 2020
Nigeria's cases of coronavirus has risen to 30 after the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed three new cases. "Three new cases of #COVID19 have been confirmed in Lagos, Nigeria," NCDC said on Sunday afternoon. "2 cases are returning travellers and 1 is a contact of a confirmed case." There are 30 confirmed cases…
Uche Jombo
10 Mar 2020
Nollywood actress Uche Jombo has come under bashing from President Muhammadu Buhari's media aide Tolu Ogunlesi and other Nigerian Twitter users over comments the screen star made about novel coronavirus. The actress in a bid to educate Nigerian had wrongly misinformed them in a now-deleted tweet in which she asked them to educate themselves on…

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