COVID-19 cases in Africa rise to 34, 000 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the number of reported COVID-19 cases in the WHO African Region has increased from 33, 000 to over 34, 000 in the past 24 hours.The WHO Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo gave the update on its official twitter account @WHOAFRO on Wednesday.“There are 34, 610 COVID-19 cases[...]

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British Prime Minister, fiancée announce birth of baby

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s fiancée, Carrie Symonds, on Wednesday, gave birth to a “healthy baby boy” in a London hospital, a spokesman for the couple said.“Both mother and baby are doing very well,” the spokesman said in a surprise announcement, as Symonds was not thought to be due until later in the year.(AFP)

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We can’t declare COVID-19 where none exists, Kogi tells NCDC

Kogi State Government on Tuesday faulted claims by the Director-General of the National Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, that states which are yet to record cases of COVID-19 are either negligent in testing and tracing or actively hiding the disease within their territories.The state government noted that since Kogi was one of the[...]

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COVID-19: US recorded one million cases because of much better testing ― Trump

The United States President, Donald Trump, on Wednesday boasted the country reported one million cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) because of the methodology it employed in testing. Trump who was obviously reacting to critics’ comments on the management of the COVID-19 pandemic in the nation posted on his Twitter page; “The only reason the[...]

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COVID-19: Sokoto records three deaths, nine new confirmed cases

Sokoto State government said three persons have died from complications arising from COVID-19 in the state.The state Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal revealed this during a statewide broadcast on Monday nightThe governor said: “it is with a heavy heart that I have to break this news to you this evening, of the results of tests carried[...]

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For 4th time in 6 weeks, Dybala tests positive for COVID-19

Juventus forward, Paulo Dybala, has tested positive for the COVID-19 for the fourth time in six weeks, according to reports.The Argentine forward confirmed on March 21 that he and his girlfriend Oriana Sabatini had contracted COVID-19 after his first test.According to the Spanish programme El Chiringuito, Dybala has had four tests since initially contracting the[...]

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