DECLINE IN NEW COVID-19 CASES DOES NOT MEAN END OF DISEASE IN SIGHT- NCDC

Ihekweazu • Majority Of Patients Between Ages 31 And 40 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that the recent decline in number of cases and deaths from…

LOW CORONAVIRUS FIGURES: NCDC EXPLAINS WHY, SAYS CURVE NOT FLATTENING

Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu. By Chioma Obinna Amid consistent reduction in the number of COVID-19 cases recorded in the country in the last two weeks, the Nigeria Centre…

ONE IN EVERY FOUR CALLS WE RECEIVE ON CORONAVIRUS IS A HOAX SAYS NCDC DG

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, NCDC DG. By Chioma Obinna The Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Monday, said one in four calls the NCDC received…

COVID-19: DON’T USE FACE GUARDS ALONE, USE WITH FACEMASKS SAYS NCDC

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control says the use of masks is more effective than face guards. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said this during the Presidential…

WHY NCDC SHOULD SET MODALITIES FOR POLITICAL RALLIES, ELECTIONS BY OBASEKI

The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has charged the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to set necessary guidelines to regulate the conduct of political rallies and elections in…

CROSS RIVER GOVT RAISES ALARM OVER CORONAVIRUS TRAINING PROGRAMME BEING ORGANISED IN THE STATE BY FG

CROSS River State Government has raised concerns and protested plans by the Federal Government to conduct training of medical personnel on COVID-19 sample testing procedure at the Nigeria Navy Reference…

812 HEALTH WORKERS INFECTED WITH CORONAVIRUS IN NIGERIA SAYS NCDC BOSS, IHEKWEAZU

About 812 health workers have contracted COVID-19, according to the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu. Ihekweazu disclosed this while speaking at the media briefing…

NCDC BOSS REVEALS HIS GREATEST HEADACHE IN CONDUCTING CORONAVIRUS TESTS ACROSS NIGERIA

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has disclosed one of its biggest challenges in scaling up of COVID-19 test across the country. NCDC Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed that…

CONTROVERSY OVER KOGI CORONAVIRUS STATUS AS 6 ALLEGEDLY DIE OF DISEASE IN STATE FMC

Two states, Kogi and Cross River, have no recorded COVID-19 case. However, Governor Yahaya Bello, last Wednesday, threatened to detain the head of the body’s fact-finding mission to the state.…

SEE HOW MANY NIGERIANS NCDC HAS TESTED AS AT TODAY

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has disclosed that 22,000 Nigerians have been tested for coronavirus. NCDC Director General, Chikwe Ihekweazu made the disclosure during the daily press briefing…

CORONAVIRUS: VISITING NCDC, PTF OFFICIALS WILL BE QUARANTINED FOR 14 DAYS, CROSS RIVER GOVERNMENT INSISTS

The Cross River State Government said it will quarantine officials of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 for 14 days and be tested…

SPEAKER GBAJABIAMILA REACTS TO ALLEGATION OF BRIBERY BY BILL GATES OVER INFECTIOUS DISEASES BILL, REVEALS WHY BILL CANNOT UNDERGO PUBLIC HEARING

STATEMENT BY THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, REP. FEMI GBAJABIAMILA ON THE CONTROVERSY GENERATED BY THE PROPOSED CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES BILL, 2020. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CHAMBER, TUESDAY,…

CORONAVIRUS: THERE’S COMMUNITY TRANSMISSION IN LAGOS, ABUJA AND KANO SAYS NCDC BOSS

Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed that the health agency has established that there is community transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) in…

NCDC CONDUCTED 2,000 HIGHEST CORONAVIRUS DAILY TEST ON 30TH APRIL

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said it tested 2000 samples on April 30, the highest daily test recorded since the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus pandemic outbreak in the…

LAGOS DESPERATELY NEEDS BED SPACES FOR CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS SAYS NCDC

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is currently “struggling” for bed spaces for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in Lagos state which has the highest number of…

NCDC TO TEST 2MIL NIGERIANS FOR CORONAVIRUS IN 3 MONTHS SAYS CHIKWE IHEKWEAZU

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has unfolded plans to test two million people within the next three months. Speaking at the daily press briefing…

LAGOS CORONAVIRUS CASES TOPS 500

Sodiq Oyeleke Lagos State on Wednesday recorded 74 new coronavirus cases, highest to be reported in any Nigerian state within 24 hours. This brings the total number of confirmed infections…

CORONAVIRUS: GOMBE GOVT DECRIES, REJECTS SUBSTANDARD EQUIPMENT DONATED BY NCDC, NEDC

Chima Azubuike The Chairman of the Gombe State Task Force on Covid-19, Prof Idris Mohammed, has said that the Personal Protective Equipment donated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control…

NCDC SPEAKS ON SPENDING 1BIL NAIRA ON SMS

The Truth About NCDC Spending 1 Billion Naira On SMS To Nigerians It appears that fake news peddlers will stop at nothing to undermine the fight against the coronavirus from…

NCDC TRACING 6,700 CONTACTS OVER CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it has traced 6,700 contacts in Nigeria over the novel Coronavirus pandemic outbreak in the country. Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made…