Abuja and Lagos goes into lockdown amid rise in Covid-19 infection rate..

The president of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari in a national broadcast on Sunday night gave directives to state governors of Lagos, Ogun, and the Federal Capital Territory minister to shut down all businesses and commercial activities while residents are compelled to stay at home. Africa’s most populous nation have 36 states and a federal capital territory […]

SA Health workers among positive covid-19 cases 

In the most recent statistics released by the NICD, the cases of positive covid-19 have increased to 1,280 with a second death recorded in KwaZulu-Natal of a 74 year old male with underlying medical conditions. The minister of health said on Saturday that 13 health workers including 11 medical doctors have tested positive for covid-19 […]

Covid-19: Why Personal Hygiene is Important

We can all prevent the spread of Covid-19 if we practice simple personal hygiene measures. Hand Washing; Wash your hands frequently. Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands properly with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub. Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be […]

South Africa shuts down to control spread of Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa announce a nationwide lockdown in South Africa. This shutdown will commence midnight of Thursday the 26th March until Midnight of Thursday the 16th April. All South Africans are required to stay at home with exemptions for health workers, security services, emergency personnel and others necessary to respond to this pandemic. Individuals will […]

Nigeria records first death from Covid-19

NCDC confirms 5 new cases with the first death recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, a 67 year old male with underlying medical conditions who returned from the United Kingdom following a medical treatment died of  the novel Covid-19 after testing positive. The current statistics in Nigeria stands at 35 […]