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20 new Coronavirus/COVID-19 cases in Nigeria,  Now total of 210 cases

20 new Coronavirus/COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, Now total of 210 cases

General News
Nigeria has recorded another fresh 20 Coronavirus/COVID-19 cases, Friday Evening,  3 April 2020.   Reports from Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has said that 11 of this new cases are from Lagos state, 3 from Abuja, 3 fron Edo, 1 from Osun and i from Ondo   The total casea Recorded are 210 and 25 Patients were discharged.   https://twitter.com/NCDCgov/status/1246188899799613440?s=19
Breaking: 1 Coronavirus/COVID-19 patient died in Lagos

Breaking: 1 Coronavirus/COVID-19 patient died in Lagos

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Reports From Lagos state said that a 55 year old man is suspected to have died of Coronavirus/COVID-19.   The Man was taken to University of Lagos Teaching hospital on Thursday and he was not showing any symptoms of the Virus.   A Caregiver told Punch that “Fingerprint antibody test was done on him, confirming his COVID-19 infection,”   The deceased man was also diagnosed with acute chronic kidney disease and sepsis,   “The man did not give his travel history or the fact that he had contact with someone who had travelled overseas.     “When asked, he told the doctors that he had no history of coughs, sore throat, joint pains or diarrhoea,”   However, when he developed complications, a junior doctor (Reg) at the Accid
COVID-19: FG willing to evacuate Nigerians abroad back home

COVID-19: FG willing to evacuate Nigerians abroad back home

General News
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has revealed that the federal government is willing to bring back Nigerians who are stranded abroad and are will to return back to Nigeria as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic on friday in Abuja at the fifth joint national briefing of the Presidential Taskforce Force (PTF) on COVID-19 headed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. He further disclosed that the ministry has sent word tk embassies to ascertain how many Nigerians are will to return back home. minister said “We have sent communications to all our Embassies and Missions to ascertain if and how many Nigerians want to return home because of COVID-19. As soon as we collate the numbers, we will start looking at evacuation modalities where necessar
18 Man Chinese Medical teams to come to Nigeria- COVID-19

18 Man Chinese Medical teams to come to Nigeria- COVID-19

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The Minister of health Osagie Ehanire, said an 18 man team of medical personnels including Doctors and Nurses will arrive Nigeria in days time. Ehanire who stated this while speaking at a press breifing by the presidential task force on COVID-19 at Abuja on Friday. Dr. Ehanire said "I have been notified of medical supplies from China, courtesy of a group of Chinese companies working here in Nigeria. A special cargo aircraft shall leave Nigeria in a few days to collect the items which include commodities, personal protective equipment and ventilators. “An 18-man team of Chinese medical experts including doctors, nurses and other medical advisers shall come along with the flight to assist us. I must, at this juncture commend our frontline workers who are doing a great job in case id
COVID-19: Indian couple names their newly born twins over the deadly virus.

COVID-19: Indian couple names their newly born twins over the deadly virus.

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A couple based in Raipur, capital of Chhattisgarh, a state in central India, have name their newly born twins Corona and Covid. As the baby boy is Corona while the baby twin girl is covid. According to them , the names connotes the triumph they have had over the hardship they experienced in the build up to the successful delivery which spanned March 26-27. The twins were born inDr BR Ambedkar Memorial Hospital, a government hospital in Raipur. Though they noted that they might change the names in the near by future, if deemed necessary by them. “I was blessed with the twins — a boy and a girl — in the early hours (of) March 27. We have named them Covid (boy) and Corona (girl) for now,” Mother Preeti Verma, 27, told news agency PTI. “The delivery happened after facing several diffic
COVID-19: Richard Mofe-Damijo Urges Nigeria Customs To Give Out Seized Food To The Masses

COVID-19: Richard Mofe-Damijo Urges Nigeria Customs To Give Out Seized Food To The Masses

Entertainment
Popular Nollywood actor, Richard Mode-Damijo has called on Nigerian customs to release impounded food items in their custody so that Nigerians can feed on them during this Lockdown period. The Veteran Actor Made the appeal on his Instagram page, urging  the Federal Government to order the release of seized food items by Nigerian custom so that it will help to feed Nigerians in this critical period. In his words; “Sitting here wondering if this wont be a good time for government to ask Customs about all the plenty seized rice, tomato, vegetable oil and all the other food items they have in their possession and give out to our people in need. Whilst thanking them for reduced fuel prices at this time (inject smiley face)and all the other efforts so far, food is a major part of
COVID-19: finance ministry takes down tweet begging for ventlators on Twitter.

COVID-19: finance ministry takes down tweet begging for ventlators on Twitter.

General News
The ministry of finance, budget and national planning Has taken down the unauthorised tweet begging for ventilators from Tesle CEO and billionaire Elon Musk to donate hundreds of ventilators free to Nigeria. This deletion arose as the ministry was embarrassed and accused that they were not being professional by Nigerians. Musk had tweeted, “We have extra FDA-approved ventilators. Will ship to hospitals worldwide within Tesla delivery regions. Device & shipping cost are free. Only requirement is that the vents are needed immediately for patients, not stored in a warehouse. Please me or @Tesla know>” In response, the finance ministry said, “Dear @elonmusk @Tesla Federal Government of Nigeria needs support with 100-500 ventilators to assist with #Covid19 cases arising every day
COVID-19: thousands of sex workers homeless in germeny as brothels shut

COVID-19: thousands of sex workers homeless in germeny as brothels shut

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Prostitution has been a legal business in Germany for almost a decade. The authorities in Germany have been forced to shut brothels last month along side other businesses like night clubs restaurants to contain a slow the spread of COVID-19. This action by the authorities has left thousands of foreign prostitutes homeless and stranded with nowhere to go as all the borders have been shut too as well. “The coronavirus has been a disaster for me,” said a Polish prostitute in the western city of Bochum known to her clients as Nicole. “I have had no income since mid-March and no place to sleep,” she added, declining to give her real name.