• 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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  • 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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  • Lagos records 57 new COVID-19 cases as total nears 2000

    Lagos records 57 new COVID-19 cases as total nears 20000

    Lagos State has recorded 57 more coronavirus infections, bringing the total cases in the state to 1,990, NANS reports. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control stated this on Tuesday night on its website. It said 1,455 active cases were in Lagos while 502 patients have been discharged and 33 deaths have been recorded. It added

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  • Akwa Ibom discharges five more COVID-19 patients

    Akwa Ibom discharges five more COVID-19 patients0

    Akwa Ibom State Government has discharged five more recovered COVID-19 cases with only one positive patient remaining in the state. Updating the press on the situation of the pandemic in the state, the Commissioner for Health and state COVID-19 Incident Manager, Dr Dominic Ukpong, said the discharge followed two negative test results recorded by the

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  • COVID19- FG warns vice-chancellors against reopening varsities

    COVID19- FG warns vice-chancellors against reopening varsities0

    The National Universities Commission gave the directive through a circular by the Director, Directorate of the Executive Secretary’s Office, Chris Maiyaki. The circular read, “Vice chancellors will please recall that following the ministerial directive of March 19, 2020, the NUC issued two circulars on Friday, March 20, to convey approval for the closure of institutions

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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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