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New COVID-19 Strain: NCDC insist travellers must follow protocol

LASG raises alarm over rising cases of run away COVID-19 positive patients

By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Lagos State Government has expressed concern over the increasing number of runaway patients tested positive for COVID-19 in the state, describing it as “disturbing.” Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, made the remark on Friday, during a media briefing on the update of COVID-19 situation in the state, held in Alausa,
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COVID-19: 3 quarters of Nigerians at risk of Non-communicable diseases — Report

Enugu govt intercepts COVID-19 patient who escaped from Delta State Isolation centre to Enugu

Following the directive of His Excellency, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, the state’s rapid response team on COVID-19 and the state’s security apparatus, in a coordinated sequence of events with the Delta State COVID 19 taskforce, moved swiftly yesterday, detected, contained and returned a confirmed COVID 19 case who had escaped from an Isolation and Treatment Centre in Delta State to Enugu.

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Coronavirus: Edo govt commissions 30-bed isolation facility in Benin

The Edo State Government has commissioned a 30-bed isolation centre at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital, Benin City, as it ramps up efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Edo State Deputy Governor and Chairman, Technical Sub-committee on COVID-19 Response, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, who commissioned the facility, said the centre was built
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Sahara Foundation increases COVID-19 isolation centre capacity to 300 beds, 8 ICU beds

Sahara Foundation increases COVID-19 isolation centre capacity to 300 beds, 8 ICU beds

The Sahara Foundation and ThisDay have confirmed that the capacity of Abuja’s COVID-19 isolation and treatment centre will increase to 300 beds with additional eight Intensive Care Unit (ICU) transit beds amid rising cases in Nigeria. More than 600 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria and the number of infections rises daily. In
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VIDEOS: Lagos frontline health workers, patients celebrate Easter with dancing and praising in isolation facility

Frontline health workers and patients at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba below: ALSO WATCH: VIDEO: How countries are disinfecting their cities against coronavirus Frontline health workers at Onikan Isolation Centre below: Patients and frontline health workers at Mainland Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba below: Vanguard News Nigeria.

Coronavirus: Edo govt sets up screening facilities in 6 PHCs, 4 private hospitals in Benin

COVID-19: New ultra-modern isolation centre at Stella Obasanjo Hospital ready to receive cases

The Edo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Patrick Okundia has disclosed that the newly built, ultra-modern Stella Obasanjo Hospital Isolation Center (SOHIC) is ready to receive cases of COVID-19 in the state. In a chat with journalists in Benin City, the commissioner said health workers and other medical personnel have been deployed to the facility,
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Covid-19: Sahara Foundation to deliver 200-Bed Isolation Centre to NCDC

COVID-19: Sahara Foundation to deliver 200-Bed Isolation Centre to NCDC

Sahara Foundation, the personal and corporate social responsibility vehicle of energy conglomerate, Sahara Group in collaboration with ThisDay, will deliver a minimum 200-bed (up to 300) isolation, recovery and treatment centre in Abuja (FCT) to boost the efforts of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) towards containing the COVID-19 pandemic. ThisDay Dome will house the
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