Covid-19 Update

Russia rejects allegations over safety of COVID-19 vaccine

Russia’s Health Minister Mikhail Murashko has rejected allegations that the country’s COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik-V, is unsafe. President Vladimir Putin announced the...

Three dead in protests over Facebook post on Prophet in India

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has recovered from COVID-19 after three weeks in quarantine. The minister had announced on July 19 that his fourth...

Foreign Affairs minister, Onyeama, recovers from COVID-19

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has recovered from COVID-19 after three weeks in quarantine. The minister had announced on July 19 that his fourth...

Osun Govt bans procession for Osun Osogbo festival

The Osun State Government has announced a ban on social activities and gatherings at this year’s Osun-Osogbo Festival. This was contained in a statement by the State...

China eases travel Restrictions For 36 European countries

China has eased entry restrictions for nationals from 36 European countries, months after the country closed its borders and slashed flights to contain the spread of the...

Russia has developed COVID-19 vaccine – Putin

Russian President, Vladimir Putin says his country has developed the first vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against the coronavirus. Putin made the...

Nigeria receives 200 ventilators from the US

Nigeria is set to receive 200 ventilators promised the country by United States President Donald Trump. Trump pledged the donation during a phone conversation with...

Indonesia begins human trials of COVID-19 vaccine

Indonesia on Tuesday launched human trials of a Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine with some 1,600 volunteers slated to take part in the six-month study. The vaccine...

Covid-19: Lagos discharges 32 recovered patients

The Lagos State government, Saturday, discharged thirty-two Covid-19 patients including five foreigners who were treated at its isolation centers. A statement signed by...

Latin America now region with most COVID-19 deaths

  Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe on Friday to become the region with the most COVID-19 deaths, according to an AFP count based on official data....