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Lockdown looms as Nigeria records 1,149 new COVID-19 cases, highest in 2021

In the latest development, Lagos State, the epicenter of the dreaded disease in Nigeria recorded 680 fresh cases followed by Rivers with 157 infections.

COVID-19: Nigeria records highest cases tally in 6 months amid Delta variant worries – NCDC

The surge resulted in the federal government calling on citizens to take responsibility and adhere to preventive measures in the country, especially as the caseload keeps rising on the heels of ongoing doctors’ strike.

Resident doctors’ strike: We are overstressed – Bauchi Specialist’s Hospital CMD cries out

Some patients who spoke with newsmen, however, expressed satisfaction with being attended to by doctors in the hospital, adding that the fact that they (doctors) did not join their colleagues nationwide on strike was a big relief for them.

COVID:19: 25 corps members test positive in Gombe

The Commissioner also revealed that all the victims have been quarantined at the Isolation Centre of Infectious Diseases Hospital, Kwadon, Yamaltu/Deba LGA of the State.

Fear as cholera death toll rises to 479, spreads to 18 more states

As at July 11, 2021, a total of 19,305 suspected cases including 479 deaths (CFR 2.5%) have been reported from 18 states and FCT since the beginning of 2021.”

COVID third wave: FG shuts down Abuja parks

Mr Attah said the administration would not lose its guard on the control of the virus as the country continues to battle a second wave.

COVID-19 third wave: NAFDAC warns Nigerians against excessive consumption of onions, garlic as cure

“If you eat garlic and onion and you don’t use a face mask you will get COVID -19.

COVID-19 Delta variant: 136 students test positive in Ghana

Ghana first confirmed six cases of COVID-19 Delta variant among passengers arriving in the country on June 22.

Drug abuse killing our youths — Gov Diri laments

The UNODC country representative noted that the Bayelsa government had shown commitment to combat drug use and commended Gov. Diri for constituting a committee on drug prevention and as well dedicating a health facility for drug treatment

Osinbajo calls for private investment in health, launches modular healthcare facility

The MHF is a customised, mobility-enhanced, prefabricated portacabin with detachable modules equipped with state-of-the-art clinical and diagnostic equipment designed to take quality healthcare services to the doorstep of all Nigerians.

Hazard allowance: FG, health workers to harmonise proposals in 2-weeks

He explained that the Federal Government was dealing with two umbrella unions or associations, the NMA representing the trio of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), consultants and MDCAN, and JOHESU representing the nurses and midwives, laboratory scientists association, pharmacists association, radiographers and physiotherapists.

COVID-19: Global shortage of vaccines remains a huge challenge, FG laments

Doctor Ehanire highlighted that the country has begun putting strategies in place towards potentially becoming a vaccine production hub in Africa.

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70-year-old arrested for defiling 7-year-old girl in Bauchi

The zonal police image maker stated that the victim’s father, one Alhaji Habu, reported the case to the police, saying that, “the suspect was caught red-handed defiling my seven-year-old daughter.”

Buhari in Riyadh for future investment summit

President Buhari, alongside other world leaders, will participate in the opening ceremony of the event on Tuesday and the three-day plenary sessions focused on the theme for the 5th edition of the summit, “Invest in Humanity”.