The Kaduna State Government in its effort to reduce the menace of the spread of the COVID-19 has banned street begging and repatriated 3,000 Almajiri boys to their various states since Monday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has today declared coronavirus a global pandemic. This was necessitated by the fast spread of the disease on a global scale, threatening humanity. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO Director-General made the declaration at a press conference today, at the Organisation headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. In his statement which partly reads, “In the past two weeks, the number of cases outside China has increased thirteen-fold and the number of affected countries has tripled”,
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has confirmed a coronavirus (COVID-19) case in Lagos State, Nigeria. This was confirmed yesterday and is reported to be the first case in Nigeria since the beginning of the outbreak in China in January 2020. According to a statement, the health minister, Dr.Osagie Enahire says the case was as a result of an Italian citizen who was returning to Lagos, Nigeria, his work location from Milan, Italy.