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COVID-19 confirmed cases now 56,604 in Nigeria

Nigeria now has confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 126 new cases recorded on Wednesday night. According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, 47,872 patients have now been discharged, with 1,091 patients losing their lives to the Coronavirus pandemic. The tweet revealed that FCT State had the …

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Nigeria records 90 new cases of COVID-19, total now 56,478

Nigeria on Tuesday night recorded 90 new cases of Coronavirus across the country. This, according to a tweet released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, (NCDC), brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 56,478. As it stands, 44,430 patients have been discharged, and 1088 patients …

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COVID-19: Africa’s recovery will need billions of dollars- IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that Africa will need hundreds of billions of dollars to deal with the economic fall out of the Coronavirus pandemic on continent’s economy.  This was announced by IMF’s Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva and Abebe Aemro Selassie, Chief of African operations in a statement titled “Charting a Path …

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Beating COVID-19 in Africa Begins With National Labs

When the African continent’s first reported cases of COVID-19 surfaced in February, the African Union and Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) quickly devised their strategy to contain the pandemic: rapidly diagnose and isolate patients, and temporarily quarantine their contacts. Since then, as nations across Africa implement a patchwork of …

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COVID-19 deaths hit 1,083 in Nigeria

1,083 people have died of Coronavirus in Nigeria This is according to a tweet released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, (NCDC) on Monday night. The NCDC further revealed that the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria is now 56,388, with 44,337 patients discharged. This is following the …

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African Union turns to biosurveillance tech to curb COVID-19

African leaders have taken decisive, early actions to curb the spread of COVID-19. In fact, the Africa Centers for Disease Control (ACDC) created its COVID-19 task force on February 5, before the continent had a single case.  Today, Africa is currently the least impacted region in the world, with 1,293,048 confirmed COVID-19 cases …

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COVID-19 confirmed cases now 56,256 in Nigeria

Nigeria now has confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 79 new cases recorded on Sunday night. According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, 44,152 patients have now been discharged, with 1,082 patients losing their lives to the Coronavirus pandemic. The tweet revealed that Lagos State had the …

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COVID-19 confirmed cases now 56,177 in Nigeria

Nigeria now has 56,177 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 160new cases recorded on Saturday night. According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, 44,088 patients have now been discharged, with 1,078 patients losing their lives to the Coronavirus pandemic. The tweet revealed that FCT and Plateau State …

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