COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 56 new infections

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 56  new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Monday. It said that the infections brought the total number of cases in the country to 66,439. The NCDC said that the new infections were from nine states…

Nigeria records 155 new COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 155 new infections of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country. The NCDC made this known on its verified website on Sunday. The Public health Agency said that the figure brings the total number of cases in the country to 66,383. The NCDC said…

COVID-19: Nigeria records 246 fresh cases, 1 death

NCDC DG, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu Nigeria recorded 246 fresh cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Saturday, bringing the total to 66,228 since the first case was confirmed on February 27, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said. The information contained in its verified website, said that one patient was confirmed dead, pushing the death…

WHO registers one-day record in new COVID-19 cases

The World Health Organization’s coronavirus dashboard on Sunday showed a record daily number of new Covid-19 cases over the weekend. The WHO’s figures for Saturday showed that 660,905 coronavirus cases were reported to the UN health agency, setting a new high watermark. That number, and the 645,410 registered on Friday, surpassed the previous daily record…

Brazil halts trials of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

Brazil’s health regulator said it had suspended clinical trials of a Chinese-developed Covid-19 vaccine after an “adverse incident” involving a volunteer recipient, a blow for one of the most advanced vaccine candidates. The setback for CoronaVac, developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech, came on Monday as US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer said its own vaccine candidate had…