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COVID-19: ECOWAS Parliament Mourns 13,982 Deaths

Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Sidie Tunis, has grieved over the alarming rise in the number of deaths across the continent, with over 13,982 deaths. At the virtual...

COVID-19 will ‘get worse before it gets better’ – Trump

The coronavirus death toll in the United States has spiked again with Donald Trump conceding the pandemic crisis will get worse, as record infections in Australia...

China bans some food imports after Coronavirus detected on shrimp

China temporarily banned food imports from three Ecuadorian companies after detecting coronavirus on packaging for frozen shrimp, following fresh scrutiny on...

Police arrest four COVID-19 escapees in Rwanda

Rwandan police on Thursday arrested four people who had escaped from a COVID-19 treatment centre in Eastern province. The quartet, who contracted the disease and were...

COVID-19: Politicians playing games with Kogi people- Governor

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has accused some politicians of playing games with the people of the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Bello was speaking when he...

Jigawa Discharges 222 COVID-19 Patients

The Jigawa State Government has discharged 222 COVID-19 patients in the state. Governor Badaru Abubakar disclosed this on Monday during a press briefing in Dutse, the...

Lagos developing protocols to reopen schools – Education Commissioner

Lagos state is considering different options in its bid to reopen schools. The Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, said this at the annual...

Thailand begins COVID-19 vaccine trials on monkeys

Thailand is conducting tests on macaque monkeys as it races to produce a cheaper, alternative coronavirus vaccine it hopes will be ready by 2021, a top researcher said...

Five footballers begin quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19

La Liga has confirmed that five players from Spain’s top two leagues have tested positive for coronavirus. Players in Spain’s top-flight and Segunda division were...

COVID-19: Minister warns doctors against using unapproved medicines

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has called on medical doctors and other healthcare professionals to shun unauthorized treatment of COVID-19 patients. At...