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Serial killer nurse who enjoyed injecting patients with air ‘for fun’ sentenced to death
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Serial killer nurse who enjoyed injecting patients with air ‘for fun’ sentenced to death

A serial killer nurse who killed patients by injecting them with air “for fun” has been sentenced to death in Texas. The former nurse at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances in Tyler who was charged with killing multiple patients back in 2017 and 2018, was sentenced to death by a Smith County jury. 37-year-old Davis who worked in the hospital’s cardiovascular ICU wing was found guilty on October 19 by a jury, of injecting air into Christopher Greenaway, 47; Jose Kalina, 58; Ronald Clark, 68; and John Lafferty, 74. The court heard that doctors were puzzled how the patients became more ill after surgery and scans showed air in their brains, reported the New York Times. The case which was beset for years with delays from the pandemic, changes in attorneys and other reasons, was prose...
US surgeons successfully attach a pig kidney to a human and it worked
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US surgeons successfully attach a pig kidney to a human and it worked

For the first time, Surgeons in US have successfully attached a kidney grown in a genetically altered pig to a human patient and found that the organ worked normally. The procedure done at NYU Langone Health in New York City involved use of a pig whose genes had been altered so that its tissues no longer contained a molecule known to trigger an almost immediate rejection, according to the Reuters news agency which reported on the news on Tuesday. The recipient was a brain-dead patient with signs of kidney dysfunction whose family consented to the experiment before she was due to be taken off life support, researchers told the Reuters news agency. For three days, the new kidney was attached to her blood vessels and maintained outside her body, giving researchers access to it. ...
One-time billionaire, Elizabeth Holmes Facing 20 Years in Prison for Fraud
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One-time billionaire, Elizabeth Holmes Facing 20 Years in Prison for Fraud

An entrepreneur once dubbed the 'world’s youngest female self-made billionaire' faces two decades in prison as she awaits a fraud trial. Elizabeth Holmes, 37, is accused of lying to patients and investors of her medical tech start-up, Theranos, which at one point was valued at £6.6billion. Theranos promised to run hundreds of medical tests using a single drop of blood using its technology, but it never lived up to expectations, and may never have worked at all. Holmes is alleged to have overhyped claims about the company’s financial performance, before it went bust in 2018. Her major investors included Rupert Murdoch, who put in $121million and the Walmart’s Walton family, who invested $150million (£109million). More than...
Tension As 35 Persons Test Positive For COVID-19 At Ogun NYSC Camp
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Tension As 35 Persons Test Positive For COVID-19 At Ogun NYSC Camp

As many as 35 persons have tested positive for the dreaded COVID-19 at the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, camp in Sagamu, Ogun State. This was disclosed on Thursday by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker. The Commissioner, while addressing newsmen in Abeokuta, the State capital, said some of the patients have been taken to isolation center while some are managed at home. He said, “The number of NYSC members that have tested positive is 35. Some are on home management, while some are in the isolation center. “Death rate had remained relatively static at 50 till July 15 after which we recorded 7 deaths in the last two weeks. “In the last one week, there has been a sharp rise in new cases from 7 per day to 16 per day.”
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Trafford General Hospital set ablaze by lightning strike

Patients and staff had to be evacuated from Trafford General Hospital in Greater Manchester after a lightning strike caused fire to break out at the hospital. The blaze erupted during a freak storm on Wednesday afternoon, July 28. Footage from the scene shows flames and smoke billowing out of the top of the hospital on Moorside Road, Machester, UK. Firefighters can also be seen battling the blaze on a crane above the roof. NHS bosses confirmed the cause of the fire was a lightning strike. A spokesperson said: "We can confirm an area of Trafford General Hospital has been struck by lightning which has caused a fire in an area of the roof. "A small number of patients and staff have been safely evacuated from one ward." It is not yet known if anyone was injured...
Biola Okoya Visits her son’s graveyard to mark his 1st Death Anniversary
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Biola Okoya Visits her son’s graveyard to mark his 1st Death Anniversary

Biola Okoya, daughter of billionaire businessman, Rasaq Okoya, on Thursday, June 17, paid a visit to the graveside of her son, Ayodeji Akinwande Modupe-Johnson, to mark his first death anniversary. Ayodeji died on Friday, June 12, 2020, after a brief illness. He was 24 years old. The distraught mum recounted how he was always praying to God to make everyone wake up alive the next day, She prayed for his soul to continue to rest in peace. She also launched a foundation in his honor, Akinwande Sickle Cell Foundation, that will help to cater for sickle cell patients. Watch the video below
Lesbian Adult Film Accidentally Plays at Covid Vaccination Centre Leaving Patients Confused
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Lesbian Adult Film Accidentally Plays at Covid Vaccination Centre Leaving Patients Confused

Officials at a Covid vaccination centre in Costa Rica had to rush to turn off a TV in the centre when lesbian porn suddenly started playing on screen. The x-rated film popped up unexpectedly on a TV that was previously playing public service broadcasts at the facility in Costa Rica. People were waiting inside the tent for their turn to take the vaccine when the television suddenly switched screens in San Jose City on Monday, June 7. Viewers were shocked by the footage while confused health workers struggled to turn off the appliance, which appeared to be connected to someone's computer. The officers were eventually able to close the screen by pulling out the plug and apologised to the people inside for the "inconvenience". Eyewitness Anthony Barboza, who was queu...
Indian woman Dies of Covid two Hours after Police ‘took away her Oxygen Cylinder from her Hospital bed to Give it to a VIP’
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Indian woman Dies of Covid two Hours after Police ‘took away her Oxygen Cylinder from her Hospital bed to Give it to a VIP’

An Indian woman has died after the police allegedly took her oxygen cylinder away from her hospital bed to give to a VIP amid a shortage of medical oxygen in the country. Video shared on social media shows a man crying and begging in front of the Uttar Pradesh police not to take away his mother’s oxygen cylinder. 'My mother will die if you take away her oxygen cylinder,' Anmol Goyal, 22, told the police as the cylinder was carried out of the hospital on Tuesday night, April 27. He and his 17-year-old brother were said to have sourced the oxygen themselves, bringing it to the Covid ward and placing it by their mother's bed. Their mother, who was admitted to a private hospital in Agra in Uttar Pradesh for Covid-19 complications, died two hours after the police allegedly t...
Attack on Disabilities Care Clinic in Germany leaves Four Patients Dead and a Fifth Person Seriously Injured
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Attack on Disabilities Care Clinic in Germany leaves Four Patients Dead and a Fifth Person Seriously Injured

Four patients at a German care centre for the disabled have been killed and a fifth person seriously injured in the eastern city of Potsdam. A 51-year-old woman, believed to be a member of staff at the Oberlin Clinic in Potsdam, near Berlin, has been arrested 'under strong suspicion' of carrying out the attack on Wednesday night, April 28. Officers who responded to the attack at the clinic around 9pm, said the victims were subjected to "intense, extreme violent attack", and were found in different rooms of the care home, but did not give any details around the circumstances of the killings. The woman has been arrested on suspicion of 'intentional homicide', officers added, but said the motivation for the attack is not yet known. Prosecutors said forensic teams are n...
Actor, Gideon Okeke Tackles Nigerian Medical Practitioners Who have Formed the Habit of Withholding a Patient’s Prognosis or Prescription after Consultation
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Actor, Gideon Okeke Tackles Nigerian Medical Practitioners Who have Formed the Habit of Withholding a Patient’s Prognosis or Prescription after Consultation

Actor, Gideon Okeke has taken to his Instagram page to tackle Nigerian medical practitioners who have formed the habit of withholding a patient's prognosis or prescription from them after carrying out a medical consultation. According to him, patients are entitled to having their prognosis as long as they have paid the hospital. He accused "big hospitals" in Nigeria of engaging in such practice. Watch the video he shared below
“My country has ruined me” Nigerian doctor narrates how a friend in Finland broke down in tears at discovering how doctors ‘search for patients’ veins’ in Nigeria”
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“My country has ruined me” Nigerian doctor narrates how a friend in Finland broke down in tears at discovering how doctors ‘search for patients’ veins’ in Nigeria”

A doctor in Nigeria narrated how he discovered that the method used by some doctors/nurses to search for patients' veins in Nigeria is 'outdated and causes avoidable pain.' He explained that he was speaking to his friend in Finland about slapping patients to find their veins and the woman started sobbing, asking why patients who are already sick should have to receive slaps. He added that the woman revealed to him that they have something called the vein finder, used to easily detect a person's vein to avoid pricking the patient multiple times or slapping them while searching for their vein. He blamed Nigeria for his ignorance, writing: "My country has made the abnormal seem normal for me. My country has ruined me." Read his tweets below.
48 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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48 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

48 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, March 29, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 13 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Kaduna-7, Nasarawa-7, Kano-6, Kwara-5, Ondo-4, Akwa Ibom-3, and Osun-3. The agency also disclosed that they were 28 community recoveries in Ekiti State managed in line with guidelines. Nigeria now has a total of 162,641 confirmed cases. 150,466 patients have been discharged so far with 2,049 deaths recorded.
101 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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101 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

101 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the Nigeria on Saturday March 27, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-32, Abia-16, Ebonyi-14, FCT-10, Bayelsa-6, Rivers-6, Bauchi-5, Jigawa-4, Oyo-3, Akwa Ibom-3, Osun-2. There are now 162,489 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,041 deaths have been recorded.  150,205 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
97 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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97 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

97 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday March 25, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). A breakdown of the new cases is as follows; Lagos-50, Kaduna-12, FCT-10, Bayelsa-8, Imo-3, Kwara-3, Bauchi-2, Osun-2, Akwa Ibom-1, Edo-1, Kano-1, Ogun-1, Oyo-1, Plateau-1, Zamfara-1. There are now 162,275 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,036 deaths have been recorded. 149,882 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
Unfriendly attitudes of health workers is one of the reasons Nigerians seek medical treatment abroad ― Buhari
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Unfriendly attitudes of health workers is one of the reasons Nigerians seek medical treatment abroad ― Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday March 22, alleged that the unfriendly attitude of health workers in the country to patients is one of the reasons Nigerians seek medical treatment abroad. Speaking through the Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire at the official commissioning of an International Conference Centre and Telemedicine hall as well as six other projects at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abeokuta, the President stressed the need for continuous training and retraining of health workers in order to deliver quality health care services to Nigerians. Buhari said; "We still get all too often for comfort, disconcerting reports of not friendly attitudes of staff to patients, reports of unhygienic and housekeeping standards that leaves something to be desired even in the pr...
131 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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131 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

131 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country on Monday March 22, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-64, Rivers-12, Kaduna-11, Plateau-9, Jigawa-8, Bayelsa-6, Ondo-5, Ebonyi-4, FCT-4, Osun-4, Borno-1, Kano-1, Ogun-1, Oyo-1. There are now 161,868 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,030 deaths have been recorded. 148,125 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
86 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria
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86 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced that 86 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country on Sunday March 21. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; FCT-33, Lagos-28, Ondo-11, Kano-7, Akwa Ibom-3, Rivers-3, Kaduna-1. There are now 161,737 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 2,030 deaths have been recorded. 147,899 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.  
187 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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187 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

187 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos recorded 42 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Taraba-29, Edo-17, Abia-13, Rivers-11, Kaduna-10, Katsina-9, Oyo-9, Kwara-7, Plateau-7, Ondo-5, Bayelsa-4, Cross River-4, Ogun-4, Osun-4, Akwa Ibom-3, Borno-3 and Nasarawa-3. The agency also disclosed that they were 131 community recoveries in in Lagos State. Nigeria now has a total of 161,261 confirmed cases 146,395 patients have been discharged so far with 2,027 deaths recorded.
287 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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287 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

287 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday, March 11, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Enugu recorded 107 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Kwara-26, Akwa Ibom-23, Bauchi-22,  Ogun-21, Rivers-19, Kaduna-14, FCT-11,  Abia-8,  Edo-8,  Ekiti-6,  Kano-5, Gombe-4,  Osun-4,  Oyo-3, Plateau-3, Nasarawa-2, and Delta-1. The agency also disclosed that they were 1,858 community recoveries in FCT and 259 community recoveries in Lagos State Nigeria now has a total of 159,933 confirmed cases 142,404 patients have been discharged so far with 2,001 deaths recorded.
394 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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394 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

394 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday, March 10. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Bauchi state recorded 75 new cases while FCT recorded 32 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Lagos-36, Akwa Ibom-33, Nasarawa-29, Kaduna-26, Rivers-25, Ogun-22, Oyo-21, Edo-20, Taraba-18, Imo-17, Ondo-17, Borno-8, Plateau-7, Zamfara-4, Osun-3 and Kano-1. Nigeria now has 159,646 confirmed cases. 139,983 patients have been successfully treated and discharged while 1,993 deaths have been recorded so far. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
269 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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269 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

269 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday, March 7, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Enugu recorded 78 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Bauchi-37,  Rivers-22,  Imo-18, Ogun-16, FCT-15, Akwa Ibom-13,  Kaduna-13, Kebbi-11,  Kwara-9,  Edo-7,  Ekiti-6,  Borno-5,  Yobe-5,  Kano-4,  Nasarawa-3,  Osun-3,  Anambra-2 and Plateau-2. The agency also disclosed that they were 80 community recoveries in Kwara State. Nigeria now has a total of 158,506 confirmed cases 137, 875 patients have been discharged so far with 1,969 deaths recorded.  
195 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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195 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

Nigeria on Saturday, March 6, recorded 195 new cases of COVID19. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 70 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Kaduna-22, Abia-20, Edo-18, Kano-10, Akwa Ibom-9, Rivers-7, FCT-7, Borno-6, Bauchi-5, Osun-5, Oyo-5, Plateau-3, Ekiti-3, Niger-2, Ogun-2 and Zamfara-1. Nigeria now has 158,237 confirmed cases.  137,645 patients have been successfully treated and discharged, while 1,964 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below  
371 new Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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371 new Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

371 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Friday, March 5, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos recorded 101 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Rivers-54, Anambra-31, Ebonyi-23, Imo-23, Kwara-22, Kano-20, Taraba-17, Akwa Ibom-16, FCT-15, Abia-13, Kaduna-13, Osun-5, Edo-4, Oyo-4, Kebbi-3, Ogun-3, Ekiti-2, Nasarawa-1 and Zamfara-1. The agency also disclosed that they were 204 community recoveries in Kwara State, 167 in Lagos State, 88 in Edo State, and 60 in Osun State. Nigeria now has a total of 158,042 confirmed cases 137, 025 patients have been discharged so far with 1,954 deaths recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per state below.
479 new Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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479 new Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has said that  479 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, March 2. According to the agency, Lagos recorded 153 fresh cases. Other states with new cases include Enugu-75, Rivers-50, FCT-40, Kaduna-18, Ebonyi-17, Plateau-17, Edo-17, Borno-16, Oyo-12, Kano-11, Abia-10, Cross River-10, Taraba-9, Nasarawa-7, Bauchi-4, Bayelsa-3, Delta-3, Ekiti-2, Niger-2, Ogun-2 and Akwa Ibom-1. Nigeria now has a total number of 156,496 confirmed cases, 134,551 patients have been discharged while 1923 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below  
360 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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360 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

360 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, March 1. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 120 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Edo-38, Kaduna-25, FCT-23, Imo-23, Delta-19, Akwa Ibom-17, Plateau-17, Rivers-16, Nasarawa-15, Kwara-13, Oyo-9, Ogun-8, Bauchi-4, Osun-4, Kano-3, Kebbi-3, Niger-2 and Katsina-1. Nigeria now has 156,017 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 133,904 patients have been treated and discharged while 1,915 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
341 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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341 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

341 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, February 27, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos recorded 96 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Rivers-41, Kaduna-33, Edo-21, Osun-20, Akwa Ibom-17, FCT-17, Ondo-15, Gombe-11, Kano-11, Imo-10, Ekiti-9, Kebbi-9, Kwara-8, Oyo-8, Borno-6, Enugu-3, Plateau-3, Delta-1, Niger-1 and Ogun-1. The agency also disclosed that they were 319 community recoveries in Lagos State, 121 in Kaduna State, and 38 in Rivers State Nigeria now has a total of 155,417confirmed cases 133,256 patients have been discharged so far with 1,905 deaths recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per state below.
634 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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634 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 634 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country of Thursday February 25. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases across states as follows; Lagos-259, Osun-45, Edo-38, Ogun-35, FCT-33, Anambra-26, Imo-24, Ondo-24, Akwa Ibom-20, Plateau-20, Abia-19, Kaduna-19, Ebonyi-17, Borno-10, Rivers-10, Kano-9, Delta-8, Kebbi-7, Nasarawa-4, Oyo-3, Enugu-2, Ekiti-2. There are now 154,476 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,891 deaths have been recorded. 131,699 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
655 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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655 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 655 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country on Wednesday February 24. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases across states as follows; Lagos-240, Ogun-88, Rivers-56, FCT-51, Kaduna-43, Kano-25, Plateau-21, Taraba-19, Edo-17, Abia15, Delta-13, Nasarawa-11, Akwa Ibom-10, Kwara-10, Oyo-10, Kebbi-9, Borno-5, Bayelsa-4, Gombe-4, Ekiti-2, Osun-2. There are now 153,842 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,885 deaths have been recorded.  130,818 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
571 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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571 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has said that 571 new cases of #COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, February 23. According to agency, Lagos recorded 170 fresh cases. Other states with new cases include Ogun-65, FCT-45, Kwara-34, Abia-32, Enugu-32, Kano-25, Oyo-22, Ondo-21, Rivers-19, Kaduna-19, Benue-18, Bayelsa-12, Kebbi-12, Nasarawa-11, Akwa Ibom-9, Delta-8, Ekiti-6, Niger-5, Bauchi-3 and Imo-3. Nigeria now has 153,187 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 129,943 patients have been successfully treated and discharged. 1,874 deaths have been recorded from the disease. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below..
542 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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542 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

542 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, February 22, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos recorded 99 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Kwara-91, Ebonyi-48, Ogun-44, Kaduna-42, Oyo-33, Ondo-25, FCT-24, Kebbi-23, Osun-20, Ekiti-17, Nasarawa-12, Imo-11, Delta-10, Gombe-9, Kano-8, Katsina-7, Rivers-7, Edo-5, Plateau-4 and Bauchi-3. The agency also disclosed that they were 193 community recoveries in Lagos State and 113 in Kwara State. According to NCDC, a backlog of deaths were recorded in Lagos State Nigeria now has a total of 152,616 confirmed cases. 129,300 patients have been discharged so far with 1,862 deaths recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per state below...
521 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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521 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

521 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday February 21, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-166, Ogun-52, Rivers-47, Adamawa-37, Ebonyi-37, Akwa Ibom-25, Osun-21, Bayelsa-18, Kaduna-17, Oyo-16, FCT-15, Ekiti-14, Kano-12, Edo-12, Borno-9, Yobe-8, Ondo-6, Nasarawa-4, Bauchi-2, Kwara-3. There are now 152,074 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,839 deaths have been recorded. 128,619 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
662 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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662 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

662 fresh cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Friday, February 19. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 167  while the FCT recorded 116 fresh cases. Other states with fresh cases include Ogun-45, Kano-44, Akwa Ibom-35, Edo-34, Rivers-27, Kaduna-23, Osun-23, Kwara-22, Taraba-22, Oyo-20, Ondo-19, Plateau-14, Abia-11, Imo-11, Nasarawa-7, Niger-6, Bayelsa-5, Delta-5, Enugu-3, Ekiti-2 and Jigawa-1. Nigeria now has 150,908 confirmed cases. 127,500 patients have been treated and discharged while 1,813 deaths have been recorded so far. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below...
877 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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877 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

877 fresh cases of COVID19 have been recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 273 fresh cases while Kaduna recorded 87 fresh cases. Other states with new cases include Rivers-58, Akwa Ibom-47, Ebonyi-47, Edo-46, Ogun-46, Abia-34, Imo-34, Kano-34, Oyo-26, Osun-22, Gombe-20, Ekiti-19, Cross River-15, FCT-15, Plateau-11, Enugu-9, Kebbi-8, Borno-7, Niger-6, Bayelsa-5, Nasarawa-4, Kwara-2, Katsina-1 and Sokoto-1. Nigeria now has 150, 246 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 126, 417 patients have been successfully treated and discharged while 1, 803 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
Benue state govt shuts down popular private school after a strange illness left 9 pupils with paresis
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Benue state govt shuts down popular private school after a strange illness left 9 pupils with paresis

The Benue State government has shut down a secondary school in the state, Vaatia College in Makurdi, the state capital following the outbreak of a strange illness that has left nine students with mild paresis. The Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Joseph Ngbea, who confirmed the outbreak of the ailment, said some of the patients have been discharged while few others are still hospitalized. “The report of the unknown disease got to me through my Director of Public Health and we went to the Teaching Hospital where three of the students were on admission and what we saw, there was no paralysis. What we saw was Paresis – weakness of the limbs. Many of them were walking with a wobbling gait. We looked at the possible causes because this country is almost certified free of P...
869 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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869 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

869 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday February 17, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-229, Rivers-79, Taraba-73, Oyo-66, Ogun-60, FCT-58, Plateau-56, Kwara-38, Ondo-38, Osun-24, Kano-22, Nasarawa-21, Abia-19, Edo-19, Akwa Ibom-19, Cross River-10, Delta-9, Benue-8, Ekiti-6, Borno-6, Katsina-4, Bauchi-3, Bayelsa-1, Zamfara-1. There are now a total of 149, 369 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,787 deaths have been recorded. 125, 722 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
1368 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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1368 New Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

1368 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Tuesday, February 16. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Anambra recorded 344 fresh cases, the highest for the day. Other states with fresh cases include Oyo-172, FCT-148, Benue-107, Rivers-95, Ogun-59, Ondo-56, Ebonyi-53, Kaduna-52, Plateau-46, Kwara-36, Enugu-30, Akwa Ibom-26, Osun-22, Edo-20, Abia-17, Kano-16, Borno-15, Cross River-10, Delta-8, Gombe-8, Imo-7, Ekiti-5, Sokoto-4, Jigawa-3, Bayelsa-3, Nasarawa-3 and Zamfara-3. Nigeria now has 148, 296 confirmed cases of the disease. 124, 483 patients have been treated and discharged while 1, 777 deaths have been registered. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
520 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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520 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

520 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday February 14 as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as Ondo-120, Borno-41, Ebonyi-37, Benue-33, Plateau-30, FCT-29, Nasarawa-25, Ogun-25, Edo-24, Osun-24, Katsina-22, Kaduna-21, Niger-20, Kwara-14, Ekiti-13, Yobe-10, Oyo-4, Bayelsa-1, Jigawa-1. There are now 146,184 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,752 deaths have been recorded. 120,838 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
1,005 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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1,005 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

1,005 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Friday February 12, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as; Lagos-204, Kwara-155, Oyo-124, Plateau-80, FCT-75, Edo-56, Osun-48, Ondo-41, Kaduna-40, Rivers-40, Taraba-35, Borno-32, Ekiti-21, Ogun-20, Kano-14, Bayelsa-8, Delta-7, Bauchi-3, Jigawa-2. There are now 144,521 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,734 deaths have been recorded. 118,866 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
938 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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938 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

938 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday February 11, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-236, FCT-123, Plateau-92, Benue-63, Katsina-53, Oyo-50, Osun-45, Kaduna-43, Edo-33, Ogun-31, Ebonyi-31, Akwa Ibom-30, Kano-26, Gombe-18, Bauchi-16, Delta-12, Imo-11, Cross River-10, Niger-5. There are now 143,516 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,710 deaths have been recorded. 118,012 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.  
1131 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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1131 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

  1,131 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday, February 10. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 297 while the FCT recorded 194 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Kaduna-83, Kano-59, Oyo-58, Taraba-53, Imo-52, Osun-47, Plateau-45, Edo-43, Akwa Ibom-42, Rivers-42, Ogun-29, Kwara-24 Benue-21 Nasarawa-16, Ekiti-7, Bauchi-6, Delta-6, Bayelsa-4, Sokoto-2 and Gombe-1. Nigeria now has 142, 578 confirmed cases of the disease. 116, 947 patients have so far been treated and discharged,. Sadly, 1,702 deaths have been recorded.  
Dead Patient’s Relatives Beat up Nurse in Ondo Federal Medical Centre
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Dead Patient’s Relatives Beat up Nurse in Ondo Federal Medical Centre

Nurses at the Federal Medical Centre in Owo, Ondo State downed tools on Monday February 8 after one of them was allegedly attacked by relatives of a deceased patient. The Chairman of nurses at the hospital, Francis Ajibola, who confirmed the incident, said the relatives of the deceased brought in the patient in a critical state on Sunday, February 7. Ajibola said the nurses and doctors tried to revive the patient but it was too late as the patient died on arrival. He said immediately the patient was pronounced dead, the relatives descended on the nurses, inflicting serious bodily injuries on them. The nurses are presently receiving treatment at the hospital. To register their displeasure, the nurses in the hospital downed tools, insisting they would only resume work after the fam...
643 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria
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643 New Cases of COVID-19 Recorded in Nigeria

643 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Monday, February 8, 2021. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Oyo recorded 88 new cases, the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include Lagos-86, Rivers-55, Edo-54, Akwa Ibom-53, Adamawa-52, Plateau-45, Kaduna-41, FCT-34, Kwara-27, Benue-20, Kano-19, Delta-18, Nasarawa-16, Niger-15, Bayelsa-11, Borno-5, Bauchi-2, and Sokoto-2. The agency also disclosed that they were 744 community recoveries in Lagos State, 100 in Rivers State, 78 in Plateau State, 72 in Kaduna State and 2 in Benue managed in line with guidelines. Nigeria now has a total of 140,391 confirmed cases. 114,635 patients have been discharged so far with 1,673 deaths recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per sta...
506 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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506 new Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

506 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday February 7, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases across states as follows; Ondo-90, Kwara-89, Rivers-53, Borno-45, Gombe-32, FCT-28, Imo-26, Ogun-25, Lagos-22, Kaduna-14, Kano-14, Edo-13, Osun-11, Cross River-10, Yobe-9, Ekiti-7, Kebbi-6, Nasarawa-6, Oyo-5, Jigawa-1. There are now 139,748 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,667 deaths have been recorded. 113,525 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
1,624 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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1,624 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 1,624 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in the country on Friday February 5. The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases as follows; Lagos-535,Plateau-183, Osun-98, Akwa Ibom-85, FCT-83, Ondo-77, Nasarawa-72, Edo-69, Oyo-63, Rivers-52, Taraba-48, Ogun-44, Borno-31, Kwara-31, Ekiti-30, Benue-25, Kano-21, Niger-21, Kaduna-18, Abia-15, Delta-10, Bayelsa-7, Zamfara-6. The total number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in the country are now 137,654 and 1,641 deaths have been recorded. 111, 639 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.
1340 new cases of COVID19 recorded in Nigeria
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1340 new cases of COVID19 recorded in Nigeria

1340 new cases of COVID19 were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday, February 4. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, FCT recorded 320 fresh cases while Lagos recorded 275 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Rivers-117, Oyo-100, Akwa Ibom-57, Ogun-51, Ebonyi-48, Benue-44, Adamawa-42, Imo-38, Kwara-35, Gombe-32, Kaduna-31, Edo-29, Osun-29, Kano-24, Ekiti-15, Katsina-14, Delta-13, Nasarawa-13, Jigawa-10 and Sokoto-3. Nigeria now has 136, 030 confirmed cases. 110, 449 patients have so far been discharged while 1, 632 patients have died. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
1138 Confirmed Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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1138 Confirmed Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

1,138 new cases of COVID19 have been recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 377 fresh cases while the FCT recorded 172 new cases. Other states with fresh cases includes Plateau-86, Kano-84, Edo-60, Osun-47, Nasarawa-41, Imo-40, Rivers-36, Niger-32, Oyo-32, Borno-29, Kaduna-27, Delta-18, Kwara-17, Cross River-9, Ekiti-8, Bauchi-7, Ogun-7, Sokoto-6 and Bayelsa-3. Nigeria has 134,690 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 108,657 patients have so far been discharged while 1,618 deaths have sadly been recorded from the disease. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
Kano State Govt Shuts Down a Hospital for Handling Severe COVID19 Cases
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Kano State Govt Shuts Down a Hospital for Handling Severe COVID19 Cases

The Kano state government have shut down the UMC Hospital in the state after it was discovered that the hospital management was attending to “severe cases” of COVID-19 instead of referring the patients to isolation centres provided by the state government. The state Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, disclosed this in a statement. He said investigations showed that the hospital went contrary to the directive of the government and was treating COVID19 cases in their facility. Garba said two patients died in the hospital. “The action by UMC hospital is in parallel with the standard set by the Kano State Task Force on COVID-19, which requires such facility to attend only to mild cases of the disease,”the statement in part read A team from the COVID19 taskforce closed down ...
685 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria
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685 Fresh Cases of COVID19 Recorded in Nigeria

685 new cases of COVID19 have been recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 355 fresh cases. Other states with new cases include Kaduna-58, Nasarawa-46, Kano-40, Akwa Ibom-33, Katsina-26, Ogun-25, Osun-21, Rivers-16, Edo-15, Oyo-13, Ondo-12, Borno-11, Ekiti-9, Kebbi-3 and Plateau-2. Nigeria now has 131,242 confirmed cases of the viral disease. 104,989 patients have successfully been treated and discharged, Sadly, 1,586 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of the number of cases per states below
Man Cries Out Over Exposure Of Patients To Student Doctors In Teaching Hospitals
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Man Cries Out Over Exposure Of Patients To Student Doctors In Teaching Hospitals

A Nigerian Twitter user, Eketi, has called out doctors in teaching hospitals for exposing their patients to student doctors without their consent. @eketiette wrote Many of our doctors in Teaching Hospitals must learn to seek a patient's consent before exposing them to a horde of student doctors and colleagues. Patient privacy is a legal right! You can't be holding a lady's breast in your hands and call all and sundry to come & see. Na ment? This disdain for those who demand their right to privacy, telling them to go to private hospitals if they don't want to be seen by others, is trash. Stop treating living people like cadavers! When asked, many patients agree to be part of the teaching process. Do the right thing. Another Twitter user, Prophet_Emekka, reacted and shared...
1,964 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria
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1,964 New Cases of Coronavirus Recorded in Nigeria

1,964 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday January 21, as announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The health agency gave a breakdown of the new cases across states as follows; Lagos-824, FCT-246, Plateau-166, Kaduna-128, Ogun-76, Nasarawa-74, Anambra-69, Edo-50, Rivers-45, Ondo-44, Niger-40, Oyo-38, Adamawa-35, Kano-31, Akwa Ibom-27, Gombe-19, Kwara-13, Ekiti-12, Delta-6, Kebbi-6, Bauchi-5, Ebonyi-4, Osun-3, Zamfara-1. There are now a total of 116, 655 confirmed cases of the disease in the country and 1, 485 deaths have been recorded. 93, 646 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.

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