Wednesday, September 30, 2020

COVID-19: NCDC says Nigeria not testing adequately

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that though the country has recorded a decline in the number of COVID-19 cases, it...

Health Minister says 10% of COVID-19 victims are below ages 19

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire says records show that 10 per cent of all positive COVID-19 cases treated are below the age...

COVID-19: PTF warns against neglect of protocols

The Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread...

Health workers suspend 7-day nationwide warning strike

Members of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), have suspended their seven-day nationwide warning strike.Mr Josiah Biobelemoye, JOHESU National Chairman, made this known in...

JOHESU strike paralyses health activities at UNTH

The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) strike has paralysed health services at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH Ituku- Ozalla near...

COVID-19: PTF mandates schools to conduct weekly assessments

As the nation prepares for the reopening of schools, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has mandated schools to carry out weekly risk...
UN chief 'outraged' by deadly attack in central Mali

Vaccine alone cannot defeat coronavirus, UN chief warns

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that vaccine alone cannot defeat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Guterres gave the warning at a news conference in New...

COVID-19: NCDC says Nigeria’s death toll hits 1,083

The lNigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) at midnight on Monday said that the death toll for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria had...

PTF restates Nigeria’s scientific, data based approach to COVID-19

The Presidential Tasks Force (PTF) on COVID-19 says it will continue to ensure that the country’s responses to the pandemic are based on sound...

Nigeria winning fight against COVID-19 – PTF

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF)/Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, says Nigeria’s national response...
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