Number of Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Africa..

Total confirmed cases from the Coronavirus pandemic in Africa has risen to 14,497 with 2,823 total recoveries and 788 confirmed deaths. South Africa leads in numbers of positive cases standing at 2,173 with 410 recoveries and 25 deaths. This could be attributed to a better testing capacity and a more robust information gathering and dissemination […]

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 […]

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 ┬áthe novel Covid-19 after testing positive. The current statistics in Nigeria stands at 35 […]

Breaking News: More cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Nigeria and SA

In a press conference held on Thursday, Professor Akin Abayomi, commissioner for health in the Lagos state government of Nigeria announced 4 new cases of positive Covid-19 bringing the total number of cases in Nigeria to 12. Less than 24 hours after the confirmation of 116 Covid-19 cases, President Cyril Ramaphosa Confirmed that South Africa […]

6-weeks old baby test positive for Covid-19 in Nigeria amid travel restrictions

The Minister of Health confirmed 5 new cases of Corona Virus of which 3 arrived from the United States and 2 arrived from the United Kingdom bringing the total number of COVID-19 in Nigeria to 8. The 2 travellers from the United Kingdom are Nigerians and 2 out of the 3 travellers from the United […]