Coronavirus Update for 18 May 2020

Three new cases of Covid-19 were uncovered in Enugu today, shooting up the number of confirmed cases in the South East region to 41 cases, according to figures released a while ago by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

The State, however, discharged four more cases that have recovered.

No other cases were recorded in the other four States of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi and Imo.

Covid-19 News Update

Covid-19 cases triple in 3 Weeks

Nigeria’s Covid-19 cases tripled today with 216 new cases from 14 states and the FCT, leading to tightening of lockdown in a state. READ MORE

FG Extends Lockdown

Nigeria extends movement restrictions for another two weeks to fight Covid-19 pandemic. READ MORE

Nigeria seizes UK Plane

Nigeria yesterday seized a UK charter aircraft for violating terms of its permission to fly to the country. READ MORE

CBN, NNPC to pick up bill for evacuees

Foreign Minister Onyema discloses that the two institutions have agreed to foot the bill for accommodation, feeding and quarantine of stranded Nigerians abroad. READ MORE

CBN to fund research into Covid-19 vaccine

Central Bank Governor challenges scientists to develop a Nigerian cure for Covid-19 which the bank will sponsor with grants. READ MORE




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