COVID-19 2nd wave: 566 arrested, 502 convicted, 32 clubs shut in Lagos

No fewer than 566 persons have been arrested and 502 convicted for breaching COVID-19 regulations in Lagos, since the advent of the pandemic’s second wave. The Nation learnt that 32 clubs and event centres have also been shut by the…

Lagos medical college shut as students, officials contract COVID-19

The Lagos State University College of Medicine has shut down its campus in Ikeja after some students and officials tested positive for COVID-19. Students and officials of the college confirmed this to our correspondent. The PUNCH gathered that there was…

Better country: Israel to vaccinate all its citizens against COVID-19 by March

As Israel enters a third strict lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said there will be enough vaccines to inoculate all citizens over the age of 16 by the end of March, according to a report. “We…

COVID-19 Spike: We’re running out of treatment facilities, FG cries out

The Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Monday, raised the alarm that Nigeria had reached a critical level where hospital capacity could no longer cope with more serious COVID-19 cases. According to him, health workers may…

Osimhen positive after second COVID-19 test

Napoli have confirmed that record-signing Victor Osimhen remains positive for COVID-19 after a fresh coronavirus test was conducted on him on Monday. The Italian club stated this on their Twitter handle. Osimhen first tested positive for COVID-19 upon return to…

Vice Chancellors counter ASUU, say varsities can resume

Vice-Chancellors of some federal and state universities in Nigeria have expressed readiness to reopen schools. Though the Academic Staff Union of Universities had said that varsities were not ready for reopening, the VCs said they had planned to reopen their…

Nigeria records 1,244 new cases of COVID-19, bringing total to 101,331

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,244 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 101,331. The NCDC made this known on its official Twitter handle on Monday. The death toll…

NIN registration may be suspended to avoid spreading Covid-19 – Mamora, Health Minister

Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, Minister of State for Health, Monday said that the ongoing registration and National Identification Number enrolment may be suspended due to the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country. As at yesterday, 100,087 cases…

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases rise to 100,087 as 1,024 more are infected

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,024 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 100,087. The NCDC made this known on its official Twitter handle Sunday. The government agency announced…

COVID-19: Premier League introduces stricter restrictions

The Premier League are bringing in stricter COVID-19 regulations with immediate effect and are threatening action against players and clubs who flout the rules. Coronavirus rates in the UK are currently higher than they were when the lockdown was initially…

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