• US records 820 new COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

    US records 820 new COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours0

    The United States on Sunday recorded 820 new coronavirus fatalities in the previous 24 hours, but the country’s total death count neared 90,000, a Johns Hopkins University tracker reported. The latest toll, marked at 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Monday), was the lowest since 776 daily deaths were recorded on May 10, but the count ranged

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  • Italy to reopen borders on June 3 to restart tourism

    Italy to reopen borders on June 3 to restart tourism0

    Italy will reopen to tourists from early June and scrap a 14-day mandatory quarantine period, the government said Saturday, as it quickened the country’s exit from the coronavirus lockdown. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conteenforced an economically-crippling shutdown in early March to counter a global pandemic which official records show has killed over 31,500 people in

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  • Trump threatens to cut China ties over COVID-19 spread

    Trump threatens to cut China ties over COVID-19 spread0

    ‌ US President Donald Trump threatened to cut ties with China over its role in the spread of the coronavirus, as the global death toll from the disease topped 300,000. Despite fears of a second wave of infections, national and local governments around the world are easing lockdown orders as they try to get stalled

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  • COVID19 – Outrage over Wike’s demolition of multi-million naira hotels

    COVID19 – Outrage over Wike’s demolition of multi-million naira hotels0

    From Mike Odiegwu and Rosemary Nwisi, Port Harcourt Condemnation on Sunday greeted the demolition of two hotels by the Rivers State government in Port Harcourt for allegedly flouting the lockdown rules. Activisist, lawyers and opinion leaders in the state faulted the action, which Governor Nyesom Wike personally supervised as “unfair.” Wike had vowed to pull

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  • Lagos government discharges 21 more COVID-19 pandemic patients

    Lagos government discharges 21 more COVID-19 pandemic patients0

    Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday disclosed that 21 more COVID-19 patients; 4 females and 17 males, all Nigerians, had been discharged from the state isolation centres. He said the patients were discharged having fully recovered and tested negative to COVID-19 in two consecutive test readings. “With this, the total number of cases successfully managed

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  • Muslims start Ramadan under lockdown

    Muslims start Ramadan under lockdown0

    Muslims start Ramadan under lockdown Muslims across the world began marking the holy month of Ramadan under unprecedented coronavirus lockdowns on Friday as the US added another half a trillion dollars to its already-massive support package for the pandemic-ravaged economy. The virus has upended life around the planet as nations try to stop the spread

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