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Latest Coronavirus News Update For Wed, 6 May 2020

Latest Coronavirus News Update For Wed, 6 May 2020


A pleasant day to you and welcome to the compilation of the latest Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) news update on Allnews for today, Wednesday, May 6th, 2020.

Here are the latest Coronavirus news headlines

Coronavirus: Tension In Kano As 34 Doctors Test Positive, One Dies


No lesser than 34 doctors who worked in Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) and other private clinics in the Kano tested positive for corinavirus.

This was made known by the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). Read more here.

Coronavirus: Nigeria Records 148 New Cases As It Enters Day-2 Of Easing Lockdown

As Nigeria enter Day-2 of easing its lockdown, the Nigeria Cemter for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that the country recorded 146 new cases of Coronavirus, taking the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 2950.

According to NCDC, Lagos State had the highest number of cases with 43, while Kano was next with 32. NCDC further revealed on its official Twitter handle that Zamfara recorded 14, Abuja-10, Katsina-9, Taraba-7, Borno-6, Ogun-6, Oyo-5, Edo-3, Kaduna-3, Bauchi-3, Adamawa-2, Gombe-2, Plateau-1, Sokoto-1, Kebbi-1. Read more here.

COVID-19: Ronaldo Enters 14-day Quarantine After Returning To Juventus

Amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, soccer superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, will be placed in quarantine for two weeks after the Juventus' main man returned to Turin, Italy on Monday.

Like many other humans, the Portuguese attacker spent almost two months in his native Madeira as the virus devastatingly affected Italy, forcing the country into lockdown. Read more here.

COVID-19: Death Toll In Britain Surpasses Italy's

Britain unseats Italy as the European country with the highest number of deaths from the novel coronavirus, as the country records a death toll of over 32,000, according to official data.

The new figure, as released by the country's regional health authorities and the Office for National Statistics (ONS), has not yet been added to the government's daily numbers which still stand at 29,427. Read more here.

Sierra Leone Records 199 Coronavirus Cases

The number of coronavirus cases in the West African country of Sierra Leone has seen an upward surge, with the country recording 21 confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 199. Read more here.

COVID-19: Prison In DRC Sees A Spike In Coronavirus Cases

A military prison in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, has reportedly seen a spike in the number coronavirus cases, this is according to the country's health authorities.

A communiqué released by the government of the country stated that, “Fifty-six (additional) people in Ndolo military prison were confirmed with COVID-19." 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.

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