COVID: Nigeria reports 1,065 new recoveries — over 7,000 discharged in one week

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Kaduna records highest daily count as NCDC confirms 1,483 new COVID-19 infections

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Breaking: Sanwo-Olu tests positive for COVID-19

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Yellow fever: Nigeria records 222 suspected cases, 76 deaths in 3 states as fever resurfaces

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NCDC announces 300 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) said that the country’s epicenter, Lagos State, reported 255 new COVID-19 cases, its highest number of single-day infections since August 22.

Plateau tops list for seventh consecutive day as NCDC confirms 143 new COVID-19 cases

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FG okays N8.5bn for NCDC testing kits

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COVID-19: Face masks less cumbersome than being on ventilators, says NCDC

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Flight resumption: Reps okay safety standards

Nnaji, however, urged Nigerians to embark “only absolutely necessary” air travels upon the resumption of flights, saying that COVID-19 remained a real threat to humanity. Notwithstanding the gradual ease of the lockdown and resumption of businesses, including commercial operations flight, Coronavirus pandemic is real and is here with us. “It is important that Nigerians only embark on air travels that are absolutely necessary and continue to observe the precautionary measures and directives rolled out by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Ministry of Aviation. We must never lower our guards,” he advised.

BREAKING: Six NDDC workers test positive for COVID-19

Six members of staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission have tested positive for coronavirus.  The Commission, while...

COVID-19: NCDC issues new discharge protocol

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has issued a new set of guidelines for the discharge of COVID-19 patients in treatment...

NDDC shuts down operations, directs officials to go into self-isolation

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) hurriedly shut down its operations on Thursday. The NDDC, through an internal...

Kogi rejects NCDC’s claim of recording two COVID-19 cases in the state

The Kogi state government has rejected the new data from the Nigeria Center for Disease Center NCDC that states that two...

JUST IN: UK returnees protest delayed COVID-19 test result

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Why COVID-19 patients play, dance in isolation centres — NCDC reveals

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says the fact that some coronavirus patients are seen in videos on social media playing...

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