Covid-19 Update

COVID 19: Nigeria records zero causalities for 10 consecutive days

Nigeria has recorded 17 new cases of COVID 19 in the past 24 hours, raising the total infection tally to 167,095. The 17 new cases were reported from 3 states, Lagos...

Burkina Faso Receives First Batch Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Burkina Faso has received its first shipment of AstraZeneca Vaccine, under the global vaccine scheme COVAX on Sunday. Burkina Faso is one of several countries in Africa,...

COVID-19: NCDC records 37 new infections, total now 166,098

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 37 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 166,098. The NCDC made...

Nigeria records 40 new COVID 19 cases as infection tally rises to 166,019

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 40 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 166,019. The NCDC...

NAFDAC approves Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine for emergency use

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has given approval for the conditional emergency use of Johnson & Johnson (J&J)...

South Africa commences second phase of COVID-19 vaccination

South Africa has started its second phase of Covid-19 vaccinations targeting five million citizens aged 60 and above by the end of June. The country is also aiming to...

Nigeria Records 47 New COVID-19 Infections, Total Now 165,515

The spread of the novel CoronaVirus Disease in Nigeria continues to record significant increases as the latest statistics provided by the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

FG Reintroduces COVID-19 Restrictions, Shuts Bars, Recreational Centres, Limits Public Gatherings

The Federal Government has reintroduced COVID-19 restrictions across all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). A member of the Presidential Steering...

Court orders Indian government to present oxygen plan

The Supreme Court in India has ordered the government to submit a plan to meet New Delhi hospitals’ oxygen needs within the next 24 hours. The court decided against...

Nigeria records lowest daily COVID-19 infections in one year

Nigeria recorded an additional 26 new coronavirus infections on Sunday. This is the lowest daily figure recorded since April 15, 2020, when Nigeria recorded 11...