Breaking: UK Coronavirus cases shoot up again

May 28, 2020 TheSun 0

The UK coronavirus death toll has risen to 37,645 after 185 more fatalities were recorded in hospitals across England, The Sun is reporting. It brings the total number of deaths in English hospitals to 26,234, with a 28-year-old included in the latest tally. Of the 185 newly confirmed deaths, patients were aged between 28 and 99 – and five of Read More

Breaking: 10 more persons contract Coronavirus in Kaduna; 2 discharged

May 22, 2020 Editor 0

Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai a while ago on Friday night revealed that two patients have been discharged, while 10 more persons tested positive. El-Rufai who disclosed this via his Twitter handle. said, “Covid-19 UPDATE: Two patients were discharged today, but 10 more persons have tested positive. All the new cases are contacts from cases in Chikun, Kaduna North and Read More

Uncertainty as Vice President tests positive for Coronavirus

May 20, 2020 AFP 0

South Sudan’s first vice president, the former rebel leader Riek Machar, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his office said on Monday.   Machar’s wife, Defence Minister Angelina Teny, and “a number of his office staff and bodyguards” have also been infected, according to a statement posted on the office’s Facebook page and attributed to press secretary James Gatdek Dak. Machar Read More

Husband, wife jerk up Covid-19 cases to 7 in Ebonyi

May 8, 2020 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi state government, Friday, recorded more coronavirus cases – a husband and wife that came into the state from Oji river, Enugu state. The man, 26-year-old and the wife 19-year-old, both indigenes of  Ezza Inyimagu in Ekwulegu community,  Izzi local government area of the state were said to have tested positive of the pandemic which brought the total number of Read More

Breaking: AIT’s Raymond Dokpesi, wife, 6 other family members test positive for Covid-19

May 1, 2020 Helen Oji 0

The founder of DAAR Communications Plc, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, and his daughter-in law along with six members of his family have tested positive for Coronavirus. High Chief Dokpesi and the affected family members have been evacuated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to the isolation centre at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada, where his son Read More

How Bayelsa recorded 4 new Covid-19 cases – Official

May 1, 2020 Joy Emmanuel 0

Four persons related to a Bayelsa state index case of Covid-19 have tested positive for coronavirus-19. They were among the two hundred and four confirmed cases of the Covid-19 released by the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday night. The brought to five the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus recorded in the state. Confirming this on Friday in Read More

Breaking: Edo declares COVID-19 patient wanted, extends curfew

April 30, 2020 Patrick Ahanor 0

A nursing mother who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been declared missing by Edo state government after she went incommunicado on suspicion that she might have contracted the disease.  Governor Godwin Obaseki who disclosed this at a media briefing identified the woman as Mrs. Amaka Okoro. According to Obaseki, “She (patient) is a nursing mother, who has a baby that Read More

British PM Boris Johnson, girlfriend welcome new baby

April 29, 2020 Dailymail 0

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s fiancée Carrie Symonds on Tuesday gave birth to a ‘healthy’ baby boy at an NHS hospital in London today – weeks earlier than anticipated, Dailymail reports. Mr Johnson is said to have been by his 32-year-old fiancee’s side throughout the labour before their son entered the world in the early hours of this morning. The safe arrival Read More

Breaking: AIT’s Dokpesi tests positive for Coronavirus

April 27, 2020 Editor 0

Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc Raymond Dokpesi jnr has just tested positive for Covid-19. Dokpesi who disclosed this to the staff of his organisation advised those that came in contact with him to go for test. He told them, “I got a call this morning confirming the result is COVID-19 positive. I am leaving now to the Gwagwalada Isolation Centre Read More

Ahmed Musa opens up on his Coronavirus status

April 23, 2020 Editor 0

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has asked Nigerians to disregard claims that he has contracted COVID-19. Musa who plays in Saudi Arabia while speaking via his official Instagram handle, lamented that at a time people were battling a pandemic, some individuals are bent on gaining popularity by spreading falsehood online. “It has come to my notice that certain individuals have decided to Read More

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Breaking: Pregnant nurse with Covid-19 dies after delivery, baby survives

April 15, 2020 Editor 0

The baby of a “highly-valued and loved” nurse has been delivered successfully after she died from Covid-19. Mary Agyeiwaa Agyapong, 28, had worked for five years at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, where she died on Sunday. A spokeswoman for hospital trust said the nurse’s “child was doing very well” but could give no further information. Ms Agyapong was admitted Read More

101-year-old man recovers from Coronavirus, hails nurses

April 10, 2020 Skynews 0

A 101-year-old man gave a double thumbs up alongside nurses as he left hospital after beating the coronavirus. Keith Watson was admitted to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch for surgery last month and tested positive for COVID-19. But he was discharged on Wednesday and a post celebrating the recovery from the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has been shared thousands of Read More

Breaking: Wife, 2 kids of late Katsina doctor test positive for Coronavirus; Buhari’s Daura on lockdown

April 10, 2020 Editor 0

Katsina state Governor Aminu Masari has declared a total lockdown of Daura, one of the bubbling communities in the state following confirmation that the wife and two children of late doctor have tested positive. Daura is the hometown of Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari. Governor Masari who revealed this said already a total of 23 samples were sent for testing after Read More

Covid-19: Again, UK deaths shoot up in one day

April 5, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Britain’s coronavirus death toll has risen to 4,974 today after 621 more people died. A total of 47,806 across the UK have now tested positive for coronavirus after 5,903 more people were infected. Fewer deaths were announced today than the 708 yesterday or the 684 on Friday. But the number of new daily infections jumped – as 5,903 more people Read More

Breaking: Barcelona vice president tests positive for Coronavirus

April 4, 2020 Editor 0

FC Barcelona vice-president Jordi Cardoner has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus and is now self isolating at home. The Catalan club confirmed the news surrounding the test on Saturday morning after online Metrópoli broke the story adding that club executive was feeling well and generally in good health. The twitter handle reads, “FC Barcelona’s vice president Jordi Cardoner has tested positive for coronavirus.#fcblive— Read More

COVID 19: Rep raises alarm over infected constituents violating self- isolation rules

April 2, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

The federal lawmaker representing Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore and Ejigbo federal constituency, Hon Bamidele Salam, has raised the alarm on alleged violation of self- isolation rules by some of his constituents already confirmed positive for Coronavirus in Osun state. The state as at Tuesday this week, had confirmed five index cases of the virus before geometrically jumping to 14 Read More

Coronavirus: Spokesman reveals real status of UNIZIK VC

April 1, 2020 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state, has refuted the allegations making round in some quarters that its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Charles Esimone, had tested positive for coronavirus. According to a release from the University’s Acting Head, Information and Public Relations Unit, Mrs Chika Gladys Ene, the reports which is being circulated on social media was untrue and fallacious as Read More

Revealed! Where Makinde contacted Coronavirus

April 1, 2020 Editor 0

The chief press secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo, Taiwo Adisa, has revealed that his principal got infected with coronavirus in a meeting where he had contact with persons who later tested positive for the disease. Adisa who described reports making that Makinde was infected at Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rally in Ibadan, said, “The governors went back to Read More

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Breaking: In Oyo, Makinde tests postive for coronavirus

March 30, 2020 Editor 0

Just as his Kaduna and Bauchi counterparts, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Makinde, head of the Oyo COVID-19 task force, who confirmed this via his twitter handle @seyiamakinde, on Monday evening said, “I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate. “I have Read More