Category: Health

  • NCDC reports 138 new COVID-19 cases, total now 53,865

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 138 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 53,865. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 138 fresh cases were the lowest COVID-19 number in months in the…

  • Global coronavirus cases top 25 million – Johns Hopkins tally

    The number of coronavirus cases recorded worldwide has topped 25 million, according to data compiled by U.S. researchers. In the United States, which has the highest case tally of any country, infection numbers are nearing six million, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University updated on Sunday night. Brazil has the second-highest number of cases,…

  • NCDC announces 160 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria

    The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 160 new cases of COVID-19, with total infections rising to 53, 477. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 160 new cases marked the lowest figure in the country since the last…

  • NCDC confirms 296 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria

    The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 296 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. The NCDC, which made this known on its official twitter handle on Thursday, added that only one death was recorded in the country. It said till date, 53,317 cases had been confirmed, 40,726 cases disharged while 1,011 deaths…

  • COVID-19: FG to support NAFDAC on vaccine research to meet global standard

    The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says the Federal Government will support the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC), to meet international standards in researches into the development of a vaccine for the Coronavirus. Ehanire said this at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 joint briefing on Thursday in Abuja. He…

  • Nigeria records lowest daily case of 221 new COVID-19

    The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 221 new cases was the lowest number of cases recorded in the country in…

  • Polio-Free Nigeria: Gates, Dangote, others hail achievement

    Billionaire philanthropists Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote have hailed the declaration of Nigeria by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as being polio-free. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the global health body on Tuesday certified Nigeria and the rest of Africa polio-free. The WHO Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) said the major milestone…

  • NCDC confirms 252 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria

    The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 252 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country. The NCDC, which made the disclosure on its official twitter handle on Tuesday, said that a Multi-Sectoral National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), activated at Level 3, has continued to coordinate the national response activities across…

  • COVID-19: NCDC reports 321 new cases, infections total now 52,548

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported increase in COVID-19 cases to 52,548 with detection of 321 fresh infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Monday. It said that the number of people with pneumonia-causing coronavirus, who have died in the country, topped two the…

  • COVID-19:NCDC announces 340 new cases of infection in Nigeria

    The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 340 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Friday, adding that four deaths were also recorded. The health agency said that with this new figure, Nigeria now has 51304 confirmed cases, 37885…