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The Coronavirus that was unleashed on the peoples of the world at the beginning of the year has, as at October 22, 2020, infected 41,104,946 people and killed 1,128,325 according to World Health Organization (WHO) data. In the ten months or so since its ferocious rampage, COVID-19 has undoubtedly re-configured the world’s social dynamics, demystified perceived invincibility of superpowers and humbled arrogant world leaders. The arsenals of the world’s mightiest militaries were rendered useless as...

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Thirteen people in the Philippines escaped from police custody after testing positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, police said. They crawled through a small hole they carved out of a concrete wall in the police station in the Manila suburban city of Caloocan before dawn. Security camera footage showed the suspects escaping around 1 a.m (1700GMT), said Caloocan City Police Chief Dario Menor. “They had taken rapid tests and were supposed to undergo a confirmatory...

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Thirty-seven new Coronavirus infections have been reported across Nigeria with no COVID-19-related deaths in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official website on Wednesday. The NCDC, however, said that 183 patients were discharged after testing negative to the virus across the country. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that with the new update, the tally of infected people in the country...

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has tasked the 21 local government chairmen of Adamawa State to ensure strict compliance to COVID-19 protocols across the state. Dr. Farhat Mohammed, the NCDC focal person in the state, made the appeal during a one-day sensitization parley with the 21 chairmen of local governments in the state organized by the state ministry of health and funded by UNICEF. “There is heightened fear of community transmission despite the...

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No fewer than 33 healthcare workers were  confirmed infected with the coronavirus, while one died of the disease in Adamawa. Dr Abraham Tizhe,  the Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association, Adamawa Branch, dropped  the figure at the opening of the 2020 Physicians’ Week in Yola. Tizhe said that the record covered the period when the disease broke out in the state in April 22, 2020 till date. He said that the celebration of the Week...

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The Adamawa State Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Mrs. Wilbina Jackson has expressed dismay over non-compliance to COVID-19 protocols by some schools in the state, second week after resumption. Jackson while on visitation to schools for monitoring the level of compliance to safe guard the lives of students, expressed dismay over non-compliance to NCDC safety measures by some schools. “Despite series of meetings with stakeholders in the education sector, educating them on the...

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The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 says the nation is winning the war against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said this on Monday in Abuja at the joint national briefing of the taskforce. Mustapha, however, said that the PTF had adopted an approach of “cautious optimism” and shall encourage Nigerians to do the same in view of the...

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Nigeria’s tally of people infected with the COVID-19 pandemic has hit 61,558, with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), confirming 118 new cases on Monday. The infections were recorded in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory. The NCDC, which disclosed this via its official Twitter handle, also announced the discharge of 86 patients from isolation centres in the country. According to the data obtained from NCDC website, Lagos recorded the highest number of cases with 55,...

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The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19  has said that only the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Lagos state have achieved the target of testing one per cent of its population, while 26 states of the federation are yet to get to 25 percent testing rate. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, said this on Thursday in Abuja at the joint national...

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Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has directed the reopening of all public and private primary and secondary schools across the state on Oct. 30. The governor’s directive was conveyed in a statement by Dr. Makut Macham, Director of Press and Public Affairs, on Thursday in Jos. Lalong said the directive followed the government’s engagement with all critical stakeholders to set up mechanisms for observing COVID-19 protocols in all schools in the state. The governor said...

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