Okowa, family test negative for COVID-19

Delta State overnor, Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife, Edith, and their daughter have been discharged from isolation centre in Asaba after testing negative for COVID-19. Okowa made the disclosure via his official Twitter handle on Tuesday. The governor also said other members of his family tested negative to the virus. “My wife, my daughter and I…

Breaking: 744 dead as Nigeria’s Coronavirus cases jump over 33,000, numbers soar again in Oyo

After barely five months, Nigeria’s coronavirus cases are now 33, 153. Out of the total figures, 744 persons have died so far. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Africa’s most populous nation recorded 595 new cases on Monday July 13, 2020. A state by state breakdown shows; Lagos-156 Oyo-141 FCT-99 Edo-47 Kaduna-27…

Looking inwards post Covid-19 for leisure

As the world begins to reopen, and economies restart after months under lockdown occasioned by the ‘still ravaging’ Coronavirus pandemic, global destinations are also reopening and inviting visitors for an abridged summer vacation. The invitations are backed with assurances on safety, health and incentives, especially amazing discounts to woo would-be guests who are now unwilling…

South Africa re-instates curfew, bans alcohol as coronavirus cases spike

South African President. Cyril Ramaphosa South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Sunday re-imposed a night curfew and suspended alcohol sales as coronavirus infections spiked and the health system risked being overwhelmed. Coronavirus infection numbers had in recent days skyrocketed with at least 12,000 infections recorded daily, translating to around 500 infections every hour, severely straining…