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Lagos State to enforce Use of Face masks

Lagos State to enforce Use of Face masks

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced that wearing of face masks is compulsory in public places in the state from next week.The governor said this would help to curb the spread of coronavirus in the state.He said this during a televised media briefing on COVID-19 updates.He said, “The increase in numbers we are

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NARD President canvasses aggressive testing of all health workers, As UCH Chapter Chairman tests positive for COVID-19

President of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, (NARD) Dr. Aliyu Sokomba has called for an aggressive testing of all health workers in the country as the University College Hospital, UCH chapter chairman of the association, Adedayo Williams tested positive for the coronavirus disease, COVID-19. Sokomba also demanded the provision of Personal Protective Equipment, PPE

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COVID-19: Obaseki shuns Benin monarch’s call for total lockdown, imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew

Says over N1b invested so far on COVID-19 Against the advice by the Benin monarch, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II for a total lockdown of Edo State in order to checkmate the increasing number of cases of COVID-19 in the state, the governor, Godwin Obaseki on Sunday announced a 10-day dawn to dusk

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Hope Rises for COVID-19 Cure

Hope surges around the world as Remdesivir is proving effective against coronavirus. Optimism is welling up in United States with the promising returns from Remdesivir, an investigational antiviral drug from Gilead Sciences, which is on clinical trials. A Chicago hospital using the drug in the treatment of severe COVID-19 patients has reported rapid recoveries. About

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COVID-19 Test is Free, Says Lagos State Government

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has  said that  COVID-19 tests in all approved testing centres in Lagos State are carried out  free of charge.Reacting to alleged reports of patients paying N30,000 for COVID-19 tests at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, approved centres in Lagos; Abayomi said no designated testing centre

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