Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Exceeds 30,000

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases Exceeds 30,000     Nigeria recorded 460 new cases of the novel coronavirus, making the country’s total infection exceed  30,000 on Wednesday. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed this in a tweet via its official handle. According to the health agency, the number of total infections in the country now stands at 30,249; 684 persons have died as a result of the virus while 12,373 have been successfully treated and discharged. The breakdown of figures recorded according to states is as follows: Lagos-150 Rivers-49 Oyo-43…

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Ebonyi State Governor, Umahi, Test Positive For Coronavirus

Umahi

The Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The Governor confirmed this in a statement personally signed by him on Saturday. He and some of his close aides tested positive for the virus after carrying out the coronavirus test, the statement said. Umahi further disclosed that, presently, they are not showing any symptoms but have since isolated, in line with protocols laid down by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The Governor directed the Deputy Governor, Kelechi Igwe, to take over the frontline coordination of the state’s…

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EU Approves Remdesivir To Treat COVID-19

Remdesivir

EU Approves Remdesivir To Treat COVID-19     The European Commission has authorized the use of anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat severe cases of COVID-19. The announcement was made on Friday, July 3, days after the US effectively stockpiled the world’s entire supply of the antiviral medication. Its approval came after two major US studies showed that remdesivir can reduce the duration of hospital stay for COVID-19 patients. EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides said in a statement; “Today’s authorisation of a first medicine to treat COVID-19 is an important step forward in…

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Breaking: Nigeria Records 779 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Cases

Breaking: Nigeria Records 779 New Cases Of COVID-19   On Saturday, Nigeria recorded 779 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected persons to 24,077. This was confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet via its official handle. Lagos has the highest number of 285 followed by Rivers with 68 and FCT and Edo with 60 each. The total number of discharged patients stands at 8625 while 558 deaths have been recorded. See the full breakdown by states below; 779 new cases of…

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55 More COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos

55 More COVID-19 Patients

55 More COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Lagos     Fifty-five more persons have recovered from COVID-19 in Lagos, bringing the total number of successfully managed and discharged in the state to 1,419. The Ministry of Health confirmed this on Saturday, saying all recovered patients have been discharged from isolation centers to reunite with society. “Today, 55 fully recovered #COVID19LAGOSpatients; 16 females & 39 males including 16 foreign nationals were discharged from our isolation facilities to reunite with the society. “The patients; 14 from Onikan, 5 from Gbagada, 5 from mainland…

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How to Cure Stomach Ulcer with Unripe Pawpaw

Stomach Ulcer

How to Cure Stomach Ulcer with Unripe Pawpaw     Stomach ulcer can make a person’s life really miserable. If you have witnessed anyone with stomach ulcer problems during his/her crisis, then you will understand what I’m saying. They writhe in pain and ask for milk and any other thing that will help ease their pain immediately. Medically, it is a sore that develops on the lining of the oesophagus, stomach, or small intestine. Ulcers occur when stomach acid damages the lining of the digestive tract. And some of the…

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COVID-19: Lagos Discharges 45 More Recovered Patients

55 More COVID-19 Patients

COVID-19: Lagos Discharges 45 More Recovered Patients     The Lagos State government has discharged 45 more coronavirus (COVID-19) patients in the state. The State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced this in a statement on Sunday. He explained that the persons discharged from the government facilities comprise 18 females and 27 males. According to the governor, they were discharged to reunite with the society after receiving treatment and tested negative to COVID-19 in six isolation centres in the state. A breakdown of the figure shows that 20 people were discharged in…

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Mouka, NSP Advocate Quality Sleep To Boost Immune System Against COVID-19

Immune System

Mouka, NSP Advocate Quality Sleep To Boost Immune System Against COVID-19 As the country and the world wakes up to the present reality of life with coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Mouka in collaboration with the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy (NSP), has urged Nigerians to imbibe the culture of quality sleep which helps in boosting the immune system against diseases. The partnership on a healthy sleep culture came on the heels of the advocacy by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and health institutions across the globe, that people should live a healthy…

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Dexamethasone Not Yet Approved For COVID-19 Treatment in Nigeria – NCDC

Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone Not Yet Approved For COVID-19 Treatment in Nigeria – NCDC       The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said Dexamethasone, the drug tagged as live-saving for COVID-19 patients, has not been approved for use in Nigeria. The drug, which scientists in the United Kingdom have hailed as a major breakthrough, is a widely used low-dose steroid which has been found to considerably reduce the risk of patients dying from COVID-19. The drug is part of the world’s biggest trial testing existing treatments to see if they also…

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COVID-19: Infected Mothers Can Breastfeed – WHO

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COVID-19: Infected Mothers Can Breastfeed – WHO     New mothers infected with COVID-19 should generally continue breastfeeding and should not be separated from their babies, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, stressing that the benefits outweighed the risks. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual press conference that the UN health agency had thoroughly investigated the risks of women transmitting the new coronavirus to their babies when breastfeeding. “We know that children are at relatively low-risk of COVID-19, but are at high risk of numerous other…

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