PTF arrives Kano to unravel mystery deaths | See top five updates on COVID-19 in Nigeria
Owing to the infinite number of information being released at every minute around the novel coronavirus in Nigeria, it is important to not only filter the information we consume so as not to be overwhelmed but to have a reliable space to begin to find the information we need.
Nigeria records highest daily tally
Nigeria has announced its highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases yet, with the figure for Tuesday at 195.
The figure brings the total tally for the country to 1532, with 255 discharges and 44 deaths.
IMF approves Nigeria’s $3.4bn request
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Tuesday, approved a $3.4 billion emergency funding as requested by Nigeria, to help the country cushion the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on her economy.
The executive board of the fund gave the approval under the Rapid Financing Instrument to support the government’s efforts to address the devastating impact of COVID-19.
Chinese medical team test negative for COVID-19
The 15-member team of Chinese medical experts who came into Nigeria to support the country’s fight against COVID-19 have all tested negative to the virus, the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said.
While speaking at the daily Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday, Ehanire said the Chinese tested negative after completing their compulsory 14-day isolation period.
Delta relaxes lockdown as economic activities resume tomorrow
After 30 days of total lockdown to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has relaxed the exercise, allowing economic activities to resume tomorrow in Delta State.
During a broadcast yesterday in Asaba, the governor said residents were to engage in trading and other commercial endeavours between 6am and 7pm daily.
PTF arrives Kano to unravel mystery deaths
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has arrived Kano to unravel the mystery behind the mystery deaths in the state.
When the delegation visited Governor Abdullahi Ganduje at Government House yesterday, leader of the team, Dr. Nasiru Gwarzo, declared that they were in the state with full commitment to unravel the cause of the mass deaths.