Brazil registered 22,967 additional cases of the new coronavirus and 482 related deaths in the prior 24 hours, according to data from the country’s Health Ministry on Friday
The Kaduna government has directed that all schools in the state be closed due to fears of a second wave of COVID-19 infections.
The number of people living in extreme poverty will increase by more than 32 million in 2020 due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said in a report released on Thursday.
Nigeria may experience a second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said. He disclosed this at the ongoing media briefing with reporters organised by the National Youth Service Corps on Monday. The DG said the country must abide by the protocols and guidelines developed to avoid a second wave of the virus. He warned that the virus was still around and more dangerous despite the drop in recorded cases.Details shortly…
Nigeria’s Covid-19 epicenter, Lagos State has reported 255 new Covid-19 cases being its highest number of single-day infections since August 22. This is coming 24 hours after the state recorded no new case of the virus.
According to The Spectator Index @spectatorindex via Twitter has confirmed that the number of corona virus pandemic has surpassed 50 million cases.
Police on Thursday banned takeaway and delivery sale of food and drinks between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., a week into France’s second coronavirus lockdown. Businesses offering delivery, takeaway and alcohol sales at night were generating trips and gatherings that had to be limited due to the health situation, the city’s chief of police Didier Lallement said in a statement published on Twitter.