A pleasant day to you and welcome to the compilation of the latest Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) news update on Allnews for today, Friday, May 1st, 2020.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday announced that a total of 58 patients have died of coronavirus in the country as 204 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus bringing its total to 1,932. Read more here.
Kano State on Thursday night recorded 80 new cases of coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The NCDC also confirmed a total of 204 new cases in the country. Read more here.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi says the herbal solution for coronavirus is at the advance stage and will be ready soon.
Oba Ogunwusi said this while speaking with newsmen in Abeokuta on Tuesday, after donating two motorised modular fumigators to the Ogun State government. Read more here.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has announced the death of a 25-year-old man who died as a result of coronavirus-related complications.
The news was disclosed on the commissioner's Twitter handle on Thursday. Read more here.
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has directed health workers in his state to use Chloroquine as a medication for patients of COVID-19, disclosing that when contracted the virus, he was treated with “chloroquine and Zithromax.”
Mohammed, who was the COVID-19 index case in the state, expressed readiness to take responsibility for any consequences of approving such drugs. He stated this Wednesday while providing an update on COVID-19 in the state, at the Government House, Bauchi. Read more here.
Former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has reacted to the rising number of recorded cases of coronavirus in Nigeria.
Sani, in a tweet on Thursday, said some of the cases are “concocted, falsified and potential ones exaggerated to exploit the pandemic in order to generate more funds. Read more here.
The Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, Nuno Gomes Nabiam, on Wednesday, announced that he had contracted the novel coronavirus, as well as three other ministers in his cabinet.
“I have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, I am at home and I feel well,” the PM said in a post on Facebook. Read more here.
And that’s all on the latest Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) news update on Allnews for today. More COVID-19 and Nigerian news headlines are on this dependable website. Do enjoy the rest of your day.