Tekashi 6ix9ine asks for early release from prison due to health fears over coronavirus

Tekashi 6ix9ine is desperate to leave prison and his attorney has written a letter to the judge, informing them that the rapper has a pre-existing condition that puts him more at risk if he catches coronavirus.   The rapper, who is serving time on nine counts of federal charges, has asked through his lawyer for an early release because he is a high risk for serious and potentially life-threatening symptoms from the virus.   6ix9ine’s attorney, Lance Lazzaro, wrote a letter to the judge Sunday night citing serious concerns for Tekashi’s…

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Coronavirus patient in Ghana runs away from quarantine over poor health facilities

A Coronavirus patient in Tema, Ghana is reported to have rejected quarantine from the hospital and rather opted to go home. The patient after being tested was supposed to be isolated by the hospital but Ghana News reported that the hospital does not have the requisite facilities and resources to quarantine the patient so he decided to go home to self-quarantine. Many Ghanaians have raised concerns over the readiness of the Ghana Health Service to battle the disease. Ghana’s confirmed cases of Coronavirus rose to seven (7) yesterday when a…

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German health agency raises virus risk level and says it doesn’t yet know what death rate will be

Germany’s Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the national agency for disease control and prevention, has raised the risk of the coronavirus to public health to “high.” “We notice that even well-established clinics are now having problems,” said RKI president Lothar Wieler Tuesday. “We have to do everything possible to interrupt any possible chain of infection.” Wieler said he assumed the number of coronavirus cases is “significantly higher” than reported to the institute. “We don’t yet know what the death rate will be,” he added. Wieler singled out the community of Heinsberg, North…

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Lagos commissioner of health visits corona virus patient

  The #LagosState commissioner of health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has visited the Italian corona virus patient at the Infectious Diseases Hospital in #Yaba, where he is being isolated and treated. . . The Commissioner said he spoke with the man and assured him that he would be taken care of. While there, he took time to inspect the ongoing renovation of the isolation wards. The renovation should be completed in a couple of days.

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