Breaking: British PM in fresh COVID-19 scare, isolates

November 15, 2020 BBC 0

Boris Johnson is self-isolating after meeting an MP who later tested positive for Covid-19. The PM was contacted by NHS Test and Trace on Sunday but is not showing symptoms, Downing Street said. Mr Johnson spent about 35 minutes with Ashfield MP Lee Anderson who has since tested positive, BBC political correspondent Nick Eardley said. In April, Mr Johnson spent Read More

Breaking: More headache for Liverpool ‘s Kloop as Salah contracts Coronavirus in Egypt

November 13, 2020 TheSun 0

Liverpool’s Mo Salah has tested positive for coronavirus while on international duty with Egypt. The forward, 28, is not suffering from any symptoms after returning a positive swab test, the Egyptian FA confirmed. Salah was the only member of the Egyptian side to test positive in the African nation’s round of testing. The news will come as another blow to Reds boss Read More

Breaking: Niger governor contracts Coronavirus

November 9, 2020 Aideloje Ojo 0

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has announced that he has tested positive to COVID-19. The governor made this known via his Twitter handle. His tweet was also confirmed via a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary Mary Noel-Berje in Minna on Monday. She said, “The governor said his sample was taken for test, and unfortunately returned positive.” Read More

Breaking: Chelsea’s Havertz tests positive for Coronavirus ahead Rennes clash

November 4, 2020 Editor 0

Chelsea midfielder Kai Havertz has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating. Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard confirmed Havertz’s positive test ahead of their Champions League match against Rennes on Wednesday evening. “It’s significant because he’s tested positive for Covid in the testing going into this game,” Lampard told BT Sport. “So he’s come away from the squad, he’s in isolation Read More

Breaking: Newly invited Super Eagles goalkeeper tests positive for Coronavirus ahead Leone stars clash

October 30, 2020 Blueprint 0

Swiss Super League club Lugano announced that newly-invited Nigeria goalkeeper Sebastian Osigwe has tested positive for coronavirus. Osigwe was handed his debut Super Eagles call-up on Thursday ahead of their double-header Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone in November, and his health status was confirmed shortly after. The Luzern-born goalkeeper and Mattia Bottani contracted the virus in Maurizio Read More

CAF President contracts Coronavirus

October 30, 2020 Blueprint 0

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Mr Ahmad Ahmad has tested positive for COVID-19. A statement on the website of the continental football governing body on Friday read:”the president after his arrival to Cairo on Oct. 28, presented mild flu symptoms and submitted to the COVID-19 protocol. ”Today, the test results are positive and the president immediately Read More

Breaking: Again, Ronaldo tests positive for Coronavirus

October 22, 2020 TheSun 0

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus for a second time, The Sun reports. The Juventus star had already been diagnosed with the illness while on Portugal duty earlier in the month. But nine days after that positive test, Ronaldo is still infectious. According to Portuguese newspaper Correio de Manha, the 35-year-old’s latest results came back on Thursday. And this second diagnosis Read More

Marshall vs Rankin world-title fight off after Fury tests positive

October 14, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Saturday’s all-British women’s world-title fight between Savannah Marshall and Hannah Rankin has been cancelled after Marshall’s trainer tested positive for coronavirus. Scotland’s Rankin and England’s Marshall were due to contest the vacant WBO world middleweight title.But trainer Peter Fury – the uncle of WBC world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury – has returned a positive test.“I’m absolutely gutted. I was so Read More

Ronaldo flies back to Italy after positive test

October 14, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Cristiano Ronaldo, who has tested positive for Covid-19, left the Portuguese team camp near Lisbon on Wednesday to fly back to Northern Italy on his private jet, local media reported.  The Juventus player’s jet took off in the afternoon from the Tires airfield, in the outskirts of Lisbon, according to images broadcast by CMTV.  The Portuguese Football Federation announced on Read More

Breaking: Ronaldo contracts Coronavirus, quarantined

October 13, 2020 Dailymail 0

Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss Portugal’s Nations League game against Sweden on Wednesday, Dailymail reports. The Juventus forward is “doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation”, according to a statement from the Portugal national team. Portugal face Sweden in a Nations League group game on Wednesday. The remainder of Fernando Santos’ Portugal squad have tested Read More

Osimhen escapes Covid-19

October 7, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Victor Osimhen has tested negative to COVID-19 following Napoli’s official announcement on Tuesday that there was no new positive case among its players for the dreaded virus. Osimhen, teammates and coaching staff, faced the threat of contracting coronavirus after midfielders, Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas as well as non-playing staff Giandomenico Costi tested positive. It was due to the issue Read More

Coronavirus: Napoli stay away from Juventus game

October 5, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Napoli failed to turn up for their Serie A clash against Juventus on Sunday after a coronavirus row involving both clubs and health and football authorities. Gennaro Gattuso’s side were not present at Juve’s Allianz Stadium for the game’s 1845 GMT kick-off. They were in isolation on the instructions of the regional health authorities of the Campania region which hosts Read More

Breaking: Anxiety as Trump, wife test positive for Coronavirus, quarantined

October 2, 2020 BBC 0

US President Donald Trump has said he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for coronavirus and are in quarantine. The president announced the news in a tweet. It comes after one of Mr Trump’s closest aides tested positive for coronavirus. Hope Hicks, the 31-year-old adviser to the president, was the closest aide to Mr Trump to test positive Read More

Breaking: Ibrahimovic tests positive for Coronavirus

September 24, 2020 Editor 0

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has tested positive for Covid-19, AC Milan have confirmed. The striker scored twice for the Italian side in his last appearance when the club beat Bologna 2-0. Reports in Italy state that the 38-year-old striker has now returned a positive test, and AC Milan confirmed his test. Milan said that the Swede would miss the Europa League match Read More

7 WASSCE candidates test positive to COVID-19 in Gombe

August 20, 2020 Ahmad Auwal 0

The Gombe state government Wednesday said seven students of the Government Girls Secondary School Doma tested positive to COVID-19. The development brings the total number of students that had contracted the virus since reopening of schools in the state to eight. A student of Government Science Secondary School Gombe, had earlier tested positive to the virus. The state’s Commissioner for Read More

20 lab scientists of OOUTH test positive for Covid-19

August 19, 2020 Olufemi Adediran 0

There is palpable tension at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH) Sagamu, Ogun state as no fewer than 20 medical laboratory staff at the hospital have tested positive for COVID-19. It was also gathered that, a family of four contracted the virus from their father who worked at the hospital’s main laboratory. Blueprint gathered that a staff of the hospital who Read More

Breaking: Anxiety as Coronavirus hits Liverpool training camp

August 18, 2020 Mirror 0

Liverpool have had a positive coronavirus test at their pre-season training camp in Austria. The Reds are preparing to defend their Premier League title in Saalfelden in Salzburg after moving their training camp from France amid fears over a spike in coronavirus cases there. But an unnamed member of the travelling party has tested positive for coronavirus, according to The Mirror. Liverpool are staying and training Read More

Gombe COVID-19 patient writes WASSCE from isolation centre

August 17, 2020 Ahmad Auwal 0

A candidate who tested positive to COVID-19 in Gombe, Monday wrote his first paper in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) from an isolation centre. The male candidate (name withheld) wrote his Mathematics examination under the supervision of an invigilator who was fully kitted in a Personal Protective Equipment. The Gombe state Public Health Emergency Operations Centre Read More

Covid-19: Kaduna spends N200m as 88,000 students write WAEC

August 14, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state government said it had spent over N200 million to prepare for the 2020 West African Examination Council (WAEC), as 88,775 SSS3 students in the state prepare to write their final year exam, during the Covid-19 pandemic, starting from Monday. The state has also approved Sunday, August 16 and Monday, August 17, 2020, as the resumption dates for the Read More

Uneasy calm as Coronavirus kills governor

August 14, 2020 Anadolu Agency 0

Vivas, a strong ally of President Nicolas Maduro, announced on July 19 that he had tested positive for the disease. “He died in combat…taking care of his health and all of us in this difficult battle against the COVID-19 pandemic,” Vice President Delcy Rodriguez wrote on Twitter. Vivas is the third high-level Venezuelan official to contract the coronavirus. The country Read More