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Lagos records 10 COVID-19 related deaths

Prof. Akin Abayomi

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says 10 persons have died from COVID-19 related complications in the state between Aug. 24 and Aug. 25, 2021. Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health Abayomi disclosed this in his Facebook account @ProfAkinolaAbayomi on Thursday, August 26, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for both days. He said that the ...

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UN announces delay of biodiversity summit

Kunming

Following the first draft of the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF), officials announced on Tuesday, August 18, 2021 new dates for the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15). Kunming, China, will host the biodiversity summit in person in May 2022 The biodiversity summit, where 196 countries will agree on an action plan for ending the nature ...

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Lagos activates 10 COVID-19 oxygen treatment, sample collection centres

Prof. Akinola Abayomi

As part of efforts to mitigate the effect of the third wave of COVID-19 infection in Lagos State, the state government has activated 10 COVID-19 Oxygen Treatment and Sample Collection Centres. Lagos State Health Commissioner, Prof. Akinola Abayomi The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, in a statement on Thursday, August 12, 2021, disclosed this while reviewing reports of ...

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Lagos records six COVID-19 related deaths, 519 infections in two days

Prof. Akin Abayomi

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says the state recorded six COVID-19 related deaths within two days. Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health Abayomi made the disclosure through his Facebook account @ProfAkinolaAbayomi, on Sunday, August 1, 2021 while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for July 30 and July 31. He said that the deaths increased ...

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WHO, WFP inaugurate innovative project on emergency health facilities

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have launched a new project to improve emergency response to health crises. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Photo credit: AFP / FABRICE COFFRINI / Getty Images In a joint statement posted on WHO website, the UN agencies said the project, called INITIATE2, would ...

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COVID-19 still very much around, says NCDC D-G

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu

The Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr ChIkwe Ihekweazu, has warned Nigeria against a false sense of the eradication of COVID-19 in the country. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, NCDC Ihekweazu said this on Saturday, July 17, 2021 in Abuja at a webinar for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2021 Batch B members. The programme ...

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COVID-19: UNILAG directs immediate shut down of halls of residence

University of Lagos Unilag

The University of Lagos has directed its students to vacate the various halls of residence on campus with immediate effect. University of Lagos, Akoka The institution’s Principal Assistant Registrar, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Nonye Oguama, gave the directive in a statement on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 in Lagos. “The move is to further check the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic on campus. ‘’To check the spread of ...

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COVID-19 Delta variant spreading, present in 104 countries, WHO warns

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the COVID-19 Delta variant was ripping around the world at a scorching pace, driving a new spike in cases and deaths from COVID-19. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Photo credit: AFP / FABRICE COFFRINI / Getty Images WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, said this at a ...

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COVID-19: Only 1% of Lagos residents received 2nd dose vaccination – Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, July 11, 2021 said that only 1 per cent of Lagos residents received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, addressing Lagosians on gradual easing of COVID-19 lockdown, at Lagos House, Marina, on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 Sanwo-Olu made this known in the update of the coronavirus ...

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NCDC confirms deadly Delta variant of COVID-19 in Nigeria

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has detected a confirmed case of the SARS-CoV-2, known as the Delta variant in Nigeria. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, NCDC The NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this in an interview in Abuja. The deadly Delta variant is recognised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a variant of ...

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