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188 new cases as Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections exceed 56,000

  Nigeria’s total figure of coronavirus infections surpassed 56,000 on Friday as 188 new cases were confirmed in 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the new cases in its update for September 11, 2020. Lagos topped the list of states with 47 new infections, followed […]

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Three new deaths as Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections near 55,000

  Three people were confirmed to have died of COVID-19 complications on Friday, increasing Nigeria’s fatality toll to 1,051. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the new deaths in its update for September 4, 2020. The agency also confirmed 156 new positive samples in 16 states and the federal capital territory (FCT). With […]

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Colombia’s coronavirus cases pass 600,000, deaths close to 19,400

  Coronavirus cases in Colombia surpassed 600,000 on Sunday as deaths from the virus approach 19,400, ahead of the end to more than five months of lockdown. The Andean country has 607,938 confirmed cases of the virus according to the health ministry, with 19,364 reported deaths. Active cases number 136,702, reports Reuters. President Ivan Duque […]

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NCDC confirms 160 more COVID-19 cases as total infections exceed 53,000

  Nigeria has recorded 160 more COVID-19 cases as the total infections have risen to 53, 477. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Friday night. According to the latest report, the new cases were recorded in the Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 13 other states. While Plateau topped the list […]

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NCDC confirms 160 more COVID-19 cases as total infections exceed 53,000

  Nigeria has recorded 160 more COVID-19 cases as the total infections have risen to 53, 477. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Friday night. According to the latest report, the new cases were recorded in the Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 13 other states. While Plateau topped the list […]

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COVID-19: Latin America’s death toll passes 250,000

  The number of reported COVID-19 deaths in Latin America passed 250,000 on Thursday, as the virus afflicts the region that has become the worst hit in the world. The grim milestone was passed as Brazil reported 1,204 deaths from the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, according to the health ministry, reports Reuters. […]

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases surpass 50,000

  The number of coronavirus infections in Nigeria crossed the 50,000 mark on Wednesday with 593 new cases confirmed in 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Wednesday’s figure is the highest daily record of new cases in August, with Plateau topping the list of states with 186 positive samples, followed by Lagos with […]

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 recoveries surpass 33,000

  With 407 COVID-19 patients discharged on Saturday, Nigeria’s recovery total for COVID-19 has now exceeded 33,000. Saturday’s recovery rate signified an increase of around 50 percent, compared to the figure for the previous day, when 207 patients were discharged. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced the new recoveries on Saturday night, adding […]

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Three new deaths as Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections exceed 45,000

  With three new deaths, Nigeria’s COVID-19 infection tally crossed the 45,000 mark on Thursday as 354 new cases were confirmed in 16 states and the federal capital territory (FCT). However, out of the country’s current total of 45,244 confirmed cases, more than 70 percent have recovered, signifying an improvement in the country’s numbers, although […]

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Global coronavirus deaths exceed 700,000

*One person dies every 15 seconds The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 700,000 on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico leading the rise in fatalities. Nearly 5,900 people are dying every 24 hours from COVID-19 on average, according to Reuters calculations based on data from […]