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Coronavirus: Oyo Activates Emergency Operating Centres, Appoints Ladipo As Incident Manager

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Coronavirus: Nigeria Suspends International Flights Into Abuja, Lagos Airports Amidst 10 New Cases

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Nigeria restricts travellers from US, UK, 11 others over COVID-19

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Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, Sky News reported. The prime minster tweeted a video message confirming he had COVID-19, adding: “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. “I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead the government’s response via video-conference as we fight this virus. …

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  Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus, Clarence House has announced. The Duchess of Cornwall has also been tested but does not have the virus. They are both now self-isolating at their Burnham on the Balmoral Estate in Scotland. In a statement, Clarence House said: “The Prince of Wales has tested positive for coronavirus. “He …

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The coronavirus isn’t alive. That’s why it’s so hard to kill. The science behind what makes this coronavirus so sneaky, deadly and difficult to defeat Coronavirus or covid-19 symptoms range from mild to severe. They’re most likely to be similar to a regular cold, the flu or seasonal allergies. (Video: Daron Taylor/Photo: Brian Monroe/The Washington …

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  In its determined effort to stop the spread of the novel corona virus in the State, the Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19 has activated emergency Operating Centres (EOCs) in the State. The Task Force headed by the State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde also on Sunday named Dr. Taiwo Ladipo of the Ministry of …

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International  flights into two major airports in Nigeria has been suspended. With effect from Monday, the two international airports – Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport, Abuja – will remain closed for all international flights, according to a statement Saturday by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Director-General, Musa Nuhu. Mr Nuhu said …

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UK restaurants, pubs and gyms to close because of coronavirus, says Johnson

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The federal government has issued a ban on entry into Nigeria on the United States of America, the United Kingdom and eleven other countries. Announcing the ban on entry to journalists in his office on Wednesday, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, also said those who arrived into the country …

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Valencia have confirmed that 35% of the club’s players & staff tested positive for coronavirus. The Spanish club announced last weekend players Mangala, Garay and Gaya and two other staff were infected with the coronavirus. Now things are getting worse. According to the latest report by El Chiringuito, at least 12 Valencia players have tested …

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Nigeria has recorded only two confirmed cases of Covid-19 but the global pandemic’s growing impact on its economy is far more significant. As oil prices tank while global demand drops drastically in the wake of the outbreak, Nigeria’s economy is being caught in the cross-hairs. Essentially, with oil being Nigeria’s biggest export, the government relies heavily on …

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta tested positive for Coronavirus A statement from the club read: “Our London Colney training centre has been closed after head coach Mikel Arteta received a positive COVID-19 result this evening. Arsenal personnel who had recent close contact with Mikel will now self-isolate in line with Government health guidelines. Arteta has tested …

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By Adva Saldinger @AdvaSal COVID-19 is declared a pandemic, the EU unveils a new vision for Africa, and the World Bank approves long-awaited accountability reforms. This week in development: The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic Wednesday as the new coronavirus continues its rapid spread. “We are deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and …

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US President Donald Trump avoided declaring a national emergency over the coronavirus outbreak but is shutting down all travel from Europe – with the exception of the UK and Ireland – and going back on his own advice by urging sick people to “stay home”.   In only his second presidential address from the Oval Office in three years, …

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Juventus have confirmed that Italy international defender Daniele Rugani has tested positive for Coronavirus. In a statement released on Wednesday evening, the club announced that Rugani has been diagnosed with the Coronavirus, but is currently asymptomatic. “Juventus Football Club is currently activating all the procedures of isolation planned by the regulations, including a check on …

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The coronavirus outbreak has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO). More than 4,300 people have died globally after contracting COVID-19, the prevalent strain of coronavirus, and there have been over 121,500 confirmed infections. There have been more then 3,000 deaths in China, the epicentre of the outbreak. And in Italy, …

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The UK’s top share index is facing its worst day since the financial crisis after it fell 8% in early trade, wiping billions off the value of major firms. The drop follows global falls as a row between Russia and Saudi Arabia saw oil prices plunge by more than a fifth. Shares were already reeling …

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