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COVID-19: Lagos Oxygen Demand Of 360 Per Day To Hit 750 By February — Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has raised the alarm over rising COVID-19 positive cases saying, the oxygen demand by patients has risen from 70 to 360 per day and projected to hit 750/by February 2021. Sanwo-Olu, also said in the second wave of the pandemic any malaria-like symptoms by the patient should be considered as COVID-19 and go for the test unless proven otherwise.

COVID-19: Nigerian Government Approved N10bn For Development Of Homemade Vaccine

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire had yesterday disclosed that the Federal government has approved the release of N10billion for the development of a local vaccine in Nigeria. Mr. Ehanire disclosed this during the media briefing of the Presidential task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 yesterday in Abuja saying though the county is making effort to procure the vaccine when is available.

COVID-19: Governors Express Worry, Set To Meet On Wednesday

Governors of the 36 States of the Federation will be holding their 23rd virtual meeting to address the rising cases of COVID-19 infections and work out an appropriate response. The meeting which is scheduled to hold virtually on Wednesday is expected to provide a platform for the governors to deliberate and agree on practical steps to contain further spread of the disease.

COVID-19: Nigeria Set To Receive 10million Doses Of Vaccine By March – Minister

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire had yesterday disclosed that the Nigerian government will receive 10million doses of coronavirus vaccine by March. Although the minister did not state which brand of the vaccine would be deployed to Nigeria, he confirmed that the said 10million would be added to the 100,000 Pfizer vaccine that was earlier stated.

COVID-19 : Governors Insisted On School Resumption Against Our Wish – Minister

The Federal Government has yesterday disclosed that it was not in support of school resumption on Jan 18, 2021 as stated but governors insisted. The Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu stated this yesterday during a daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.

COVID-19 Update: Nigeria Record Fresh 1,444 Case Of Infection

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that it has recorded a fresh 1,444 cases of the coronavirus in the country. The health agency made this known through its official website yesterday.

WHO Working With China's COVID-19 Vaccine Producers

The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Ghebreyesus has said that a WHO team in China is working with producers of China’s COVID-19 vaccines for potential emergency use listings. “I’m pleased that a WHO team is in China currently working with producers of the Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines.

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