Dipping figures of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Kano is generating mixed feelings amid growing concern on the credibility of the results being released by the authorities.
Against the astronomic rise of active cases of the deadly virus across 34 states and Federal Capital Territory, Kano is incidentally witnessing unprecedented fall in the COVID-19 curve, at least in the last two weeks.
Kogi accuses NCDC of unethical practice in ‘allotting’ COVID-19 cases
The Kogi Government has accused the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) of desperation to record a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in the state; hence it violated its protocols for declaring a case.
The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Saka Audu, stated yesterday in Lokoja that some individuals were declared COVID-19 positive, even before testing them.
Okotie condemns CAN’s social distancing guidelines for churches
The Senior Pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries, Chris Okotie, on Sunday kicked against the Christian Association of Nigeria’s (CAN) proposed social distancing guidelines for churches.
Okotie, who was the presidential candidate of Fresh Democratic Party, frowned at CAN’s decision to allow what he described as the ‘Idol of Coronavirus’ determine the scope of congregational worship in churches in Nigeria.
‘Chinese medical team still in Nigeria’
The Chinese embassy and the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) say the Chinese medical team invited to support Nigerian efforts against COVID-19 is still around in the country.
They spoke in response to the suggestion by the Nigerian government through the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs that the team has returned home to China.
FG hands over COVID-19 fight to States
The Federal Government has pushed the battle to contain Coronavirus to states and communities, Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the pandemic, Boss Mustapha, said on Sunday.
According to him, the Federal Government will henceforth only provide supervision and coordination.