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COVID-19: New Zealand to suspend travels from India April 11

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday that New Zealand will suspend all travel from India after a surge of COVID-19 cases were detected at the border.

COVID-19 cases will rise despite vaccine: Scientists

A group of scientists, which serves as adviser to the British government over the handling of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, has warned that regardless of vaccination, lifting restrictions over the coming weeks “may lead to a small surge of cases and deaths.”

COVID-19: Ethiopia registers 1,878 new cases

Ethiopia registered 1,878 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 215,189 as of Sunday evening, the country’s Ministry of Health said.

COVID-19, technology and the new face of small businesses

The outbreak of coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has had a devastating impact that the world is still dealing with.

Lalong charges Christians on love for humanity

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State has charged Christians in Plateau and Nigeria, to demonstrate the love of God towards all mankind.

Coronavirus origin: China replies U.S., 13 other countries

China on Wednesday disproved a joint statement made by the U.S. and 13 other countries expressing “concerns” over the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) report on the origins of coronavirus.

UBTH vaccinates 2,200 staff

The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), said it has vaccinated no fewer than 2,200 members of staff against COVID-19.

FG tells hospitals to use N49bn COVID-19 intervention fund properly

The Federal Government on Tuesday announced that only federal health institutions that made judicious use of the N49 billion intervention fund released to them to combat the dreaded Coronavirus (COVID-19), would get the remaining 50 per cent.

We’re winning war against COVID-19 pandemic – Edo govt

Edo state government has declared that it is gradually winning the war against the second wave of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

COVID-19 hits Alex Iwobi

Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi has tested positive for COVID-19.

Philippines records 9,838 new COVID-19 cases

The Philippines’ Department of Health (DOH) on Friday reported 9,838 new COVID-19 infections, the highest ever daily tally since the outbreak began in January last year.

COVID-19: Kaduna vaccinates 51,447 persons

The Kaduna State Ministry for Health has said that 51,447 persons have so far received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the state.

COVID-19: Africa’s confirmed cases surpass 4.14m

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has said the number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa has reached 4,148,866 as of Wednesday noon.

Easter: Germany tightens lockdown

German leaders on Tuesday agreed to extend the country’s coronavirus lockdown until April 18 to contain new infections and tighten measures over the Easter holidays.

Ethiopia reports 1,994 new COVID-19 cases

Ethiopia registered 1,994 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 183,863 as of Friday evening, the country’s Ministry of Health said.

Yabatech to resume normal academic activities March 22

The Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) will resume normal academic activities on Monday, March 22.

Respite as Edo records zero COVID-19 case, death

Edo state has witnessed a decline in case positivity and fatality rates, recording zero new COVID-19 cases and no death.

The role of citizens, religious leaders, medical practitioners in the spread of COVID-19

The second wave of Coronavirus (Covid-19) did not come as a surprise, as medical experts around the world had predicted that the defeat of the first wave did not mean the end of the dreaded disease.

COVID-19: Africa’s confirmed cases surpass 4.06m

The number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa has reached 4,062,388 as of Thursday noon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.

TRACE boss warns personnel against violating COVID-19 protocols

Mr Seni Ogunyemi, the Corps Commander, Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), has cautioned its personnel against violating the government orders on COVID-19 protocols.

LASTMA urges Lagosians to use nose mask in public

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has advised residents to use a nose mask in public regularly to avoid been infected with the second wave of COVID-19.

Hygiene: FG inaugurates national youth volunteers

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has inaugurated 77,400 youth volunteers to act as hygiene ambassadors aimed at scaling up sanitation and hygiene in the country.

Fortunes of real estate amid pandemic – Walztechs MD, Olawale

The Chief Executive Officer of Walztechs, Omobobola Olawale has highlighted the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic on the real estate sector in Nigeria, and also looking into challenges stifling the sector.

COVID-19 vaccination certificate to become compulsory for travel – FG

Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, has said that the COVID-19 vaccination certificate, will soon become a compulsory requirement to travel anywhere in the world.

Gbajabiamila warns against playing politics with COVID-19 vaccines

Femi Gbajabiamila, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has urged Nigerians not to play politics with the COVID-19 vaccines.

Imo receives COVID-19 vaccine this week

The Imo State Government is ready to receive the COVID-19 vaccines.

Borno revives monthly sanitation exercise

The Borno Government has revived the monthly sanitation exercise in the state suspended because of COVID-19.

COVID-19 anal swabs compulsory for foreign travellers in China

The China government has made invasive COVID-19 anal swabs mandatory for all foreign travellers arriving in the country.

COVID-19: 514 million Africans risk falling below extreme poverty

Can African countries still achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030? African growth trajectories and the impact of COVID-19 are currently shedding doubts on countries’ ability to reach this objective unless the region achieves faster growth than before the pandemic in the upcoming years.

WHO DG worried over rising cases of COVID-19

Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General has expressed worry over the increase in cases of COVID-19 in some regions after six consecutive weeks of decline.

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