Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija Information roundup of prime Coronavirus (COVID-19) information headlines for in the present day Tuesday, July 7, 2020.
Under is a roundup of prime tales on the COVID-19 illness…
The Nigeria Centre for Illness Management, NCDC, has reported 5 hundred and seventy-five confirmed new instances of Coronavirus in Nigeria.
The brand new instances have been confirmed on Monday evening at precisely 11:34 pm, in a sequence of tweets on the verified microblogging website account of the NCDC.
The well being company affirmed the brand new instances have been recorded as follows; 123 in Lagos, FCT-100, Delta-58, Edo-52, Ogun-42, Katsina-24, Bayelsa-23, Rivers-22, Borno-19, Plateau-18, Ondo-18, Oyo-17, Kwara-15, Osun-13, Enugu-9, Nasarawa-7, Abia-6, Cross River-5, Kaduna-Three and 1 in Ekiti State.
As on the time this report was given, the general confirmed instances of COVID-19 in Nigeria is 29,286, deaths associated to the dreadful virus have been 654 whereas up to now 11,828 sufferers have been discharged, Naija Information understands.
The Federal Authorities has introduced that the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination will maintain between August four and September 5, 2020, amid Coronavirus in Nigeria.
Naija Information studies that the event was disclosed by the Minister of State for Schooling, Emeka Nwajiuba, on the ongoing Presidential Activity Drive COVID-19 Briefing in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
His phrases: “From the 4th of August to the fifth of September, please take observe. Final week the Chairman of the PTF introduced that college services will likely be accessible for individuals who need to go into revision courses.
“The thought right here is that now we have an entire month from now until then, those that can and those that are prepared; the states who’re prepared ought to make their colleges accessible for his or her kids to revise.
“We’ve got executed probably the most we are able to with our representatives at WAEC and now we have, this afternoon, confirmed that the dates allotted for the exams will likely be from the 4th of August via to the fifth of September,” the minister added.
An official of the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management, NCDC has reportedly died of the dreaded Coronavirus illness.
Confirming the report, Commissioner for Well being, Yahaya Kanoma, disclosed that the well being practitioner died on Sunday, June 5 following problems from the killer virus.
In accordance with Kanoma, the physician, J.J. Shalanga, who was just lately posted to Zamfara State for supervision fell in poor health and was rushed to Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital in Gusau, the state capital however sadly gave up the ghost earlier than arrival on the well being centre.
The commissioner confirmed that his stay could be buried in Plateau State.
Chinese language authorities have confirmed the presence of bubonic plague stated to be attributable to rodents in certainly one of its cities.
This growth is coming amidst worries and makes an attempt by the world to curb additional unfold of the coronavirus illness which is believed to have originated from Wuhan in China.
Chinese language authorities in Inside Mongolia issued an alert after a hospital reported a case of suspected bubonic plague,
from a herdsman suspected to have been contaminated.
Bubonic plague is a uncommon however critical bacterial an infection that’s transmitted by fleas from rodents.
Well being authorities within the space, nonetheless, added that it has activated plague-prevention measures that may stay in drive until the top of 2020