COVID-19: Nigeria Records 304 New Cases, Lowest In 8 Weeks

Nigeria in eight weeks has on Sunday recorded its first lowest record of confirmed COVID-19 new cases with 304, bringing the country's total to 43,841 cases, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed.

Resident Doctors Commence Indefinite Nationwide Strike

Resident doctors under the umbrella of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have commenced an indefinite nationwide industrial action after the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum issued to the Government to meet their demands.

Russia Successfully Completes 1st COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

The Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University in Russian has successfully completed the World's first clinical trials for the COVID-19 vaccine on humans. The Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Biotechnology, Vadim Tarasov said the vaccine was produced by Gamalei Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology on June 18, 2020.

The Federal Government has officially mandated the compulsory use of face masks for all Nigerians. This was disclosed by the Secretary to the Government of The Federation (SGF), and Chairman Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha at the 31st joint national briefing of the taskforce in Abuja on Thursday.

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