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We have reduced the number of tests conducted on persons infected with Coronavirus before they are discharged – NCDC DG, Chikwe Ihekweazu

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has disclosed that they have reviewed the policy on the discharge of Coronavirus patients in the country.   Chikwe who appeared on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise Daily’ on Thursday May 21, said the number of tests conducted on persons infected with coronavirus (COVID-19) before they are certified to have recovered …

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Anambra youths stage protest over alleged killing of 22-year-old man for flouting nationwide curfew. Police react (photos)

Youths of Enugwu-Ukwu community in Anambra state this morning staged a protest over the alleged killing of a young man, 22-year old Anthony Okafor popularly known as Junior.   The youths claimed that Junior was allegedly killed by security operatives for flouting the nationwide curfew around 8:15pm on Wednesday, May 20th. They blocked the Enugwu-Ukwu axis of Old Enugu – Onitsha …

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Nigerian woman who has sickle cell anaemia and 2 other chronic illnesses speaks after surviving COVID-19

Danielle Jinadu, a COVID-19 survivor, has spoken out after surviving the deadly virus despite having sickle cell anaemia, inflammatory bowel disease and athritis tendencies.   Usually, people with underlying conditions are at a higher risk of dying from Coronavirus. Danielle Jinadu lives with 3 chronic illness and, as such, she was considered a high-risk COVID-19 patient.   Fortunately, she survived …

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Four more COVID19 deaths recorded in Lagos

Lagos state has recorded four more COVID19 deaths. This was disclosed via the state’s Ministry of Health’s Twitter handle this afternoon. This brings to 42 the number of COVID19 related deaths recorded in the state. ”199 new cases of #COVID19 Infection confirmed. Total confirmed cases in Lagos as at 20th of May is 2,970. 17 #COVID19Lagos patients; 6 females & …

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