Trump asks team to ‘slow’ COVID-19 testing

The president has claimed falsely on several occasions that surges of COVID-19 in several states can be explained by greater numbers of diagnostic tests. At his first rally since the outbreak forced nationwide shutdowns in March, Trump told the crowd in Tulsa, Oklahoma that testing was a “double-edged sword. The United States — which has more deaths and cases than any other country — has carried out more than 25 million coronavirus tests, placing it outside the top 20 countries in the world, per capita. “Here is the bad part:…

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New COVID-19 medicine, Dexamethasone has not been approved in Nigeria – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that the new COVID-19 drug, Dexamethasone has not been approved for use in the treatment of patients with the viral disease in Nigeria.   The drug, which scientists in the United Kingdom have hailed as a major breakthrough, is a widely used low-dose steroid which has been found to considerably reduce the risk of patients dying from COVID-19.   The NCDC in a series of Tweets posted on Tuesday night, June 16 said it is aware of the drug, however the drug has…

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416 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

416 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, June 1, 2020. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 192 cases were recorded in Lagos, 41 in Edo, 33 in Rivers, 30 in Kaduna, 23 in Kwara, 18 in Nasarawa, 17 in Borno, 14 in FCT, 10 in Oyo, 7 in Katsina, 5 in Abia, 5 in Delta, 4 in Adamawa, 4 in Kano, 3 in Imo, 3 in Ondo, 2 in Benue, 2 in Ogun and 1 in Niger state.   In total, Nigeria has…

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100-year-old Indonesian woman beats COVID-19 (Photos)

A 100-year-old Indonesian woman has recovered from COVID-19, making her the country’s oldest survivor of the deadly disease.   The woman, Kamtim was discharged from the hospital this week after a month of treatment in her hometown Surabaya, Indonesia’s second-biggest city, officials said.   Ms. Kamtim was taken to hospital last month after showing Coronavirus symptoms before it was confirmed she had it, according to The Hindu.     Siti Aminah, the woman’s daughter-in-law, credited her recovery to “discipline and persistence”.   “Every day I checked her condition with nurses…

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Twitter user mourns his close girfriend who just died from COVID-19 in Abuja

A Twitter user has taken to his handle to mourn his ‘close girlfriend,’ Magana, who has just died of Coronavirus in Abuja, the nation’s capital.   According to the Twitter user @SalmanDuke, the deceased had been ill and was treating malaria and typhoid until last Thursday when she tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.   ”I just lost a close girlfriend to Covid-19 in Wuye, Abuja, she passed just now. It’s sad Covid-19 prevented me from being there when you gave up the ghost, which I’m very sure it was your…

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276 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

276 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), 161 cases were recorded in Lagos, 36 in Rivers, 27 in Edo, 19 -Kaduna, 10 in Nasarawa, 6 in Oyo-, 4 in Kano, 3 in Delta, 3 in Ebonyi, 2 in Gombe, 1 in Ogun, 1 in Ondo, 1 in Borno, 1 in Abia, and 1 in Bauchi State. In total, Nigeria has now recorded 8344 cases of COVID-19. 2385 patients have been discharged from various Isolation…

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339 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria – 139 in Lagos alone

339 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday, May 21, 2020.   According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 139 cases were recorded in Lagos, 28 in Kano, 28 in Oyo, 25 in Edo, 22 in Katsina, 18 in Kaduna, 14 in Jigawa, 13 in Yobe, 13 in Plateau, 11 in FCT, 8 in Gombe, 5 in Ogun, 4 in Bauchi, 4 in Nasarawa, 3 in Delta, 2 in Ondo, 1 in Rivers, and 1 in Adamawa State.   In total, Nigeria has recorded 7016…

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“I’m finally leaving the incarceration centre after 58 days” Benue COVID-19 index case, who refused to take treatment, shares video of her leaving the isolation centre

Susan Okpe, the woman named as the index case of COVID-19 in Benue state, shared a video as she packed her things to leave the Abuja isolation centre after being “detained” for “58 days”.   All through her stay in the isolation centre, Mrs Susan Okpe insisted that she doesn’t have the deadly virus and refused to take medications unless she’s shown the “real” result of her test.   She said the result she was shown was fake because the information therein were not hers, including the age and date…

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216 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria as confirmed cases rise to 6175

  Two Hundred and Sixteen new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, May 18.   According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 74 of the new cases were confirmed in Lagos, 33 in Kano, 19 in Oyo, 17 in Kano, 13 in Edo, 10 in Zamfara, 8 each in Ogun and Gombe, 7 each in Bauchi and Kwara, 4 in the FCT, 3 each in Kaduna and Enugu and 2 in Rivers.   The total number of cases now stands at 6175. The number of…

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62 year old woman dies while struggling for COVID-19 palliative in Rivers

A 62-year-old woman has died while struggling for COVOD-19 palliative shared by the  Rivers state government in Elele Kingdom, Ikwerre Local Government Area of the State.   According to Vanguard, the deceased, Mrs. Florence Onuobodo arrived at the venue with others waiting to receive the palliatives. A stampede ensued and she was trampled upon by others who were also struggling to collect the food items. Four other women including a 91-year-old woman sustained varying degrees of injury during the stampede.   Commenting on the incident, a counsellor representing Elele, ward 4, at…

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COVID-19 is a scam. They did not plan the drama before they went on stage – Discharged Delta patient alleges

A woman who is among the recovered COVID-19 patients recently discharged in Delta State, has alleged that the virus is a scam in Nigeria.   The patient, a 36-year-old woman, was diagnosed positive for COVID-19 on April 17.   She refused to believe the result of the test  but was taken to the COVID-19 Isolation/Treatment Center in Warri where she was kept for 17 days. She was discharged after reportedly testing negative for the virus.   Upon her discharge, the patient spoke to journalists and insisted that she never received…

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Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 extends gradual easing of lockdown by two weeks

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has announced the extension of the current phase of ease of the lockdown for another 2 weeks, effective from Monday 18th May to 1st June, 2020.   Chairman of the task force and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who announced this during the daily briefing of the task force team in Abuja today May 18, said the time is not ripe for the Federal government to relax its containment protocols against the Covid-19 pandemic.   In his words ”The reality is…

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COVID 19: CHIEF SOLOMON OGBONNA AGUENE ADVICES NIGERIANS, SHARES PALLIATIVES TO IGBOS AND NON IGBOS.

CHIEF-SOLOMON-OGBONNA-AGUENE-UDOCHIA.-PRESIDENT-OHANEZE-NDIGBO-LAGOS COVID 19: CHIEF SOLOMON OGBONNA AGUENE ADVICES NIGERIANS, SHARES PALLIATIVES TO IGBOS AND NON IGBOS The Leader of Ndigbo in Lagos and  President of Ohaneze Ndigbo in Lagos, Chief Solomon Ogbona Aguene has adviced Nigerians to be law abiding and obey all rules put in place to fight the current pandemic ravaging the world.     Chief Solomon Aguene who is a Patron of Actors Guild of Nigeria gave this advice in a special COVID 19 message alongside his friends in the Nollywood industry. He strongly warned against any…

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184 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Lagos, Kano, Katsina, others

184 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Nigeria.   According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, out of the 184 new cases, 51 were recorded in Lagos, 23 in Jigawa, 16 in Bauchi, 16 in Katsina, 14 in Kano, 10 in FCT,  10 in Rivers,  9 in Kwara, 5 in Delta, 5 in Kaduna, 4 in Sokoto, 4 Oyo, 3 in Kebbi,  3 in Nasarawa,  3 in Osun,  2 in Ondo, 1 in Ebonyi,  1 in Edo,  1 in Enugu,  1 in Anambra, 1 in Plateau and  1 in Niger…

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Buhari issues directive on Madagascar’s COVID-19 cure

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that Madagascar’s cure for coronavirus be picked up. Secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, who made this known during Monday’s daily briefing of the task force, said Buhari directed the presidential task force on COVID-19 to pick up the drug, which was sent to Nigeria. DAILY POST had reported that the drug named ‘COVID Organics’ is for the prevention and cure of the disease. It was gathered that the consignment coming to Nigeria has been dispatched to Equatorial Guinea from where it will be…

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Covid-19: Singapore deploys robot ‘dog’ to encourage social distancing (photos)

Singapore has announced that henceforth it’ll be deploying robot dogs in an effort to help encourage people to practise social distancing as the country deals with the Coronavirus pandemic   On Friday, the government announced it would start deploying Spot, a famous yellow and black canine robot made by BostonDynamics’ at local parks and that the robot “dog” will patrol the local areas broadcasting a pre-recorded message to visitors to remind them of the importance of social distancing.     The robotic dog will be equipped with cameras that will…

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6-week old baby becomes the youngest victim to die from COVID-19 in England

A six-week-old baby has become the youngest victim to die from COVID-19 in England after testing positive for the disease.   NHS England said the baby was among 332 people who have died after testing positive for the virus, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths in England’s hospitals to 22,764.   The oldest patient was 103, and 22 of the 332 people -aged between 40 and 96, had no known underlying health conditions.   Of the 332 deaths announced today, NHS England said 58 were from 7 May, 124…

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Taskforce intercepts vehicle conveying body of COVID-19 victim who died in Kano to Benue for burial

The Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19, on Wednesday evening intercepted a vehicle conveying the corps of one Peter Aiv Kogi who died of Coronavirus in Kano and was being taken to Konshisha local government area of Benue state for burial. When the Committee was alerted on the development, a roadblock was quickly mounted at Jato, near Aliade where the vehicle carrying the body of the COVID-19 victim was intercepted. All the four persons on the vehicle we’re immediately quarantined.

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COVID-19 patients protest in Niger state, threaten to abscond over poor treatment (video)

COVID-19 patients in Niger state on Wednesday May 6th staged a protest in their Isolation center over what they termed poor welfare and treatment meted at them.   They requested to be allowed to go baack to their homes instead of being left to ”die of hunger” at the isolation facility. This comes after COVID19 patients in Gombe state also staged their own protest.   Meanwhile one of the patients at the Niger state Isolation center has absconded from the Isolation center. This was disclosed on the state government’s Twitter handle.  …

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World Naked Bike Ride festival set to hold despite Covid-19 pandemic

Organizers of the World Naked Bike Ride Festival, a yearly festival that sees thousands of nude cyclists baring it all as they ride through cities around the world, have announce that the festival will be held this year, despite the Coronavirus pandemic.   They say since this year’s been affected by the coronavirus pandemic, 2020’s event will be a little bit different.     According to the organizers, instead of gathering at a set location and time, anyone who wishes to participate are simply encouraged to strip down, hop on,…

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Body of Nigerian woman who died of COVID-19 in Brooklyn, New York, is removed from her home amid tears(video)

  A heartbreaking video showing the moment the body of a Nigerian woman, a Nurse, who died after battling with the novel COVID19 disease, was being evacuated from her home in Brooklyn, New York, has been shared online.   Health workers in the county were invited to remove her remains as her family were not allowed to touch it because it was contagious.   Nigerians who reside in the area and knew her, were in the background singing songs in Yoruba that are rendered during funerals.   Quite a number of Nigerians in…

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Lagos state government discharges 60 COVID-19 patients

Sixty more COVID-19 patients have been discharged by the Lagos State government to reunite with their families.   Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who announced this on Twitter, said the patients comprising 40 males and 20 females, all Nigerians, were discharged today April 5. ”Today, we discharged 60 #COVID19 Lagos patients; 40 males and 20 females, from our Yaba, Eti-Osa and Ibeju-Lekki isolation facilities to reunite with their families and society.   The patients, 31 from the Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba and 19 from the Ibeju-Lekki and 10 from…

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16 doctors test positive for COVID-19 in Lagos – Medical Guild

As Lagos continues to battle against the COVID19 pandemic, 16 medical doctors in the state have now tested positive for the ravaging virus.   This was disclosed in a statement signed and released by the chairman of the Medical Guild, Dr Oluwajimi Sodipo.   “This has, unfortunately, led to several healthcare workers infected with COVID-19 and over 16 doctors isolated so far in the state workforce. There may be more doctors who are infected, but from the information available to us, 16 of our members are infected with COVID-19. The current community…

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238 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria – 92 in Kano alone as total number hit 2170

238 new cases of Coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 92 of the new cases were recorded in Kano,  36 in FCT, 30 in Lagos, 16 in Gombe, 10 in Bauchi, 8 in Delta, 6 in Oyo,  5 in Zamfara, 5 in Sokoto, 4 in Ondo, 4 in Nasarawa, 3 in Kwara, 3 in Edo, 3 in Ekiti, 3 in Borno, 3 in Yobe, 2 in Adamawa, 1 in Niger, 1 in Imo, 1 in Ebonyi, 1 in Rivers, and 1…

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COVID-19: 65 arrested for holding a party in Lagos despite lockdown

Men of the Lagos state police command on Wednesday pril 29, arrested 65 men and women for holding a party at 84 Park Hotel, Augusto Close, Oko Oba in the state.   A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Bala Elkana, says the suspects were arrested while consuming some substances suspected to be hard/illicit drugs as they partied within the hotel premises.   ”Some of the suspects were found in the swimming pool catching fun, in total neglect of the social distancing regulations and the lockdown order.…

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President Buhari extends lockdown in Abuja, FCT and Ogun by one week. To end May 4th

President Buhari has extended the lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun state by one week.   In his broadcast this evening, the President said the lockdown will be phased off gradually beginning from May 4th.   He recognised the economic impact of the lockdown and said no economy can afford a continued lockdown as they await a cure or vaccine for the viral disease. He also approved a total lockdown in Kano for two weeks.   In his words ”Fellow Nigerians, for the past four weeks, most parts of our…

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COVID-19: Nigerian lawyers sue China for $200b .

A coalition of Nigerian legal experts have filed a class action suit against China over the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic effect on Nigerians. . . They are demanding $200 billion as damages for the “loss of lives, economic strangulation, trauma, hardship, social disorientation, mental torture and disruption of normal daily existence of people in Nigeria.” . . Lead counsel, Prof. Epiphany Azinge (SAN), a current member of the Commonwealth Arbitral Tribunal London, representing Nigeria and Africa, said they had concluded pleadings for the class action against the Chinese government.…

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Covid-19: After receiving backlash, Trump claims disinfectant ‘injection’ idea was sarcasm (video)

US President, Donald Trump, has come out to deny ever wanting people to ingest disinfectatnts as a Coronavirus cure after facing backlash on Friday for suggesting cleaning products like disinfectants should be ingested and tested as a coronavirus treatment. On Thursday, during the White House Coronavirus briefing, Trump turned to address members of his coronavirus task force, who had been discussing a government study that showed sunlight and disinfectant kill the virus outside the body. “I see the disinfectant where it knocks it out in a minute,” Mr Trump said “One minute! And is there a way…

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COVID-19: Oyakhilome’s InnerCity Mission partners Lagos, donates food items to 20,000 households

The InnerCity Mission for Children, a non-governmental organization under the auspices of the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International has made donations of food items to the Lagos state government to help cushion effects of the lockdown on residents of the state. Presenting the items to the Commissioner of Agriculture, Gbolahan Lawal and the state’s commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Hon. Lola Akande on Friday at the Lagos State Agricultural Development Authority office, Director of Innercity Mission for Children, Mrs. Omo Alabi, said the global coronavirus pandemic has reached dangerous…

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BREAKING: COVID-19: Police arrests Funke Akindele over party; to declare JJC, Naira Marley, others wanted

Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, has been arrested by officers of the Lagos State Police Command. DSP Bala Elkana, Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed this to DAILY POST Sunday night. He said the command’s attention was drawn to a viral video showing a large number of persons mainly in the entertainment industry in an estate, along Ajah, Ibeju-Lekki axis, Lagos. The event was a birthday party organised by Funke Akindele Bello and her husband. “Police detectives from the State CID Yaba were promptly drafted to the location. Funke Akindele was arrested.…

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COVID-19: FG seeks National Assembly approval for N500bn Intervention Fund

In a bid to conquer the Coronavirus pandemic in the country, the Federal government has approached the leadership of the National Assembly for approval for the establishment of a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund.   The Minister of Finance, Ahmed Zainab, met with the lawmakers today April 4th at the National Assembly complex. At the meeting, Ahmed said the proposed fund would be dedicated to upgrading of existing health facilities in states across the federation. She added that the fund if approved by the lawmakers, would also be deployed to…

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Oyo state confirms another COVID-19 case

The Oyo State government has recorded a new positive case of COVID-19. A statement released by the Acting Chairman of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, Prof Temitope Alonge on April 4, says the latest case is a close contact of the second confirmed case who subsequently developed symptoms.   He indicated that the patient has been moved to one of the isolation centres in the state while activities at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) are being ramped up to meet the evolving nature of the Covid-19 pandemic.   He disclosed…

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COVID-19: Was this New Medical Police State Planned?

  “Eventually what we’ll have to have are certificates of who is a recovered person and who is a vaccinated person because you don’t want people moving around the World without their certificate.”                                                                              *Bill Gates- An Unelected American Billionaire “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed and hence…

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Bill Gates’ Quantum Dot Digital Tattoo Implant to Track COVID-19 Vaccine Compliance

Microsoft founder Bill Gates announced on March 18, 2020 during a “Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ session” that he is working on a new, invisible “quantum dot tattoo” implant that will track who has been tested for COVID-19 and who has been vaccinated against it. According to BioHackInfo.Com: “The quantum-dot tattoos involve applying dissolvable sugar-based microneedles that contain a vaccine and fluorescent copper-based ‘quantum dots’ embedded inside biocompatible, micron-scale capsules. After the microneedles dissolve under the skin, they leave the encapsulated quantum dots whose patterns can be read to identify the vaccine…

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*MIXTAPE: DJ Young C x Hypeman Analysis – COVID Cure Mix (CCM)*

Talented disc jockey and the self-acclaimed Turntable Scientist, DJ Young C puts out a lovely mixtape titled “COVID Cure Mix”. Amid the COVID19 Pandemic and the total lockdown, DJ Young C teams up with the Hype Ninja Analysis to roll out a crazy mix with dope playlists. This is definitely a cure to boredom. ➨ DOWNLOAD: DJ Young C Ft. Double D – Hustlers Prayer Tracklist below Intro 1. X Official – Nicky Jam 2. We go groove – 2baba 3. Risky – Davido 4. Odogwu – Burna Boy 5. Beamer – Rema 6. Wetin Man Go…

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Italian nurse murders his girlfriend for ‘infecting him with #Coronavirus ‘ #covid-19

An Italian nurse allegedly strangled his doctor girlfriend to death because “she gave him Coronavirus.”   After committing the crime, 28-year-old Antonio De Pace reportedly called cops to tell them he had murdered young medic, Lorena Quaranta, 27.   When Police arrived at the scene, they found her dead in their apartment in Italy, while De Pace was found on the floor having cut his wrists but his colleagues were able to save his life at their hosiptal.   The young couple had been working in a local hospital in Messina,…

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Omoyele Sowore accuses FG of planning to arrest and infect him with COVID-19

Founder and CEO of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has in a new social media post, accused the Federal government of planning to arrest and infect him with the novel Coronavirus disease. In a post shared on his page, Thursday night, Sowore claims the alleged attack is because of the exclusive report his platform shared about Abba Kyari, the President’s Chief of Staff, testing positive for Coronavirus. He wrote,   olks: It is important to inform you that we are facing some unusual circumstances, and the days ahead might be very tense…

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