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Update: DMX’s brain function is reportedly unchanged with his family facing difficult decision regarding whether to keep him on life support or not
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Update: DMX’s brain function is reportedly unchanged with his family facing difficult decision regarding whether to keep him on life support or not

Hip Hop icon, DMX’s brain function has reportedly remained unchanged nearly a week after an alleged drug overdose triggered a heart attack. The 50-year-old, who is still on life support at the White Plains Hospital in New York underwent critical brain function tests on Wednesday, April 7. According to TMZ, the battery of tests performed on the rapper showed no improvement in brain activity since he was rushed to the hospital after suffering a drug overdose late Friday night, April 2. He also tested positive for coronavirus while in the hospital fighting for his life. The publication also said the test results were “not good” and that his family has a tough decision to make regarding whether or not to keep X on life support. Steve Rifkind, X’s longtime friend and manager ...
Stripper Facing 1,036 Years in Prison for ‘Squirting Vaginal Fluids’ at Five Police Officers, Infecting them with Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Herpes
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Stripper Facing 1,036 Years in Prison for ‘Squirting Vaginal Fluids’ at Five Police Officers, Infecting them with Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Herpes

A Florida lap dancer is facing 1,036 years in prison after she allegedly assaulted five police officers with her vagina, infecting them with chlamydia, gonorrhea, and herpes. Britney Simmons, 24, was performing at the Camel Toe strip club in Florida when an altercation began between Simmons and several clients at the club. Miami police were called to intervene and attempted to apprehend Simmons who was highly intoxicated and acting erratically, according to the official police report. Five Miami Police Department officers attempted to place Simmons under arrest but were momentarily indisposed when the lap dancer ejected vaginal fluids towards the officers, temporarily blinding three and injuring two, the police said. “She just spread her legs wide open and started squirting...
Update: DMX Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19 while in Hospital Fighting for his Life 
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Update: DMX Reportedly Tests Positive for COVID-19 while in Hospital Fighting for his Life 

Hip Hop icon, DMX has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus while in the hospital fighting for his life. Recall the rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was hospitalized at White Plains Hospital last Friday after suffering a drug overdose that triggered a heart attack and is "facing serious health issues. He was reported without oxygen for like 30 minutes while unconscious when police arrived on the scene on April 2 and transported him to the Hospital. The rapper was scheduled for critical brain function tests today to determine the decision that his family will have to make. But it has now been revealed that he has tested positive for Coronavirus. According to VladTV, X’s manager Steve Rifkind said he tested positive for COVID-19 while in the hospital. The posi...
Granada vs Man Utd: Solskjaer names player who will miss game over COVID-19
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Granada vs Man Utd: Solskjaer names player who will miss game over COVID-19

  Manchester United defender, Eric Bailly, will miss their Europa League quarter-final clash against Granad this Thursday, as he has tested positive for COVID-19. This was confirmed by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Solskjaer revealed the player contracted the virus while on international duty with Ivory Coast. Bailly was unavailable for the Red Devils’ 2-1 comeback win over Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday. Solskjaer, speaking after the game, explained that Bailly is yet to return to England and will not be available for selection for the time being. “Unfortunately he won’t be with us for a little while,” Solskjaer was quoted by the club website after the game. “He’s been away with Ivory Coast and he tested positive with COVID-19 and he’s not back in the c...
Singer Akothee Forced to Reveal her HIV Status after Rumour of Testing Positive
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Singer Akothee Forced to Reveal her HIV Status after Rumour of Testing Positive

Kenyan music star, Akothee has been forced to reveal her HIV status after rumours that she tested positive for the virus made headlines. The self acclaimed President of Single Mothers shared documents capturing her HIV-Negative status, shutting down speculations about her health. Akothee wrote; Yes, I’m Proving a point, so don’t tell me not to prove. For those interested in my HIV Status, what you do with this information is up to you. I don't like your nonsense. If that HIV virus ever gets me one day just know it will have been brought to me at home or the way it was planned by God to happen. I don't know, but that is the news I have a full medical checkup every year you can't plan my life for me while on your data bundles. You can check with my hospital @The_karen_hospit...
Nigeria vs Lesotho: NFF suspects foul play, to conduct another COVID-19 test on Iwobi
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Nigeria vs Lesotho: NFF suspects foul play, to conduct another COVID-19 test on Iwobi

  The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will carry out another COVID-19 test for Everton forward, Alex Iwobi. Iwobi tested positive on arrival at Porto Novo ahead of Saturday’s 1-0 win over Benin Republic in a 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. He immediately left camp and returned to Lagos to self-isolate. Iwobi would, however, undergo another test, to confirm if it was just a ploy by the Beninoise to demoralise the Super Eagles. If he tests negative, the former Arsenal man will be part of the Lesotho game on Tuesday. Gernot Rohr’s men have already qualified for next year’s tournament.
Leeds United star, Mateusz Klich Tests Positive for Coronavirus,
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Leeds United star, Mateusz Klich Tests Positive for Coronavirus,

Leeds United midfielder, Mateusz Klich has tested positive for coronavirus on Poland duty, the Polish Football Association has announced. The 30-year-old Polish international will now miss Poland's World Cup qualifier in Hungary on Thursday, March 25, as he awaits the results of a second test. If it returns positive, he will also be ruled out of a game against Andorra on Sunday and the qualifier against England at Wembley next Wednesday. Klich has not shown any symptoms or felt unwell. Jakub Kwiatkowski, media officer of the Polish FA, tweeted: 'The Polish national team received the results of the SARS-Cov-2 test this morning. 'Unfortunately, in the case of Mateusz Klich, the result is positive. The competitor is well and shows no symptoms of illness, but his trip to Bud...
Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta Dies 23 Days to Retirement
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Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta Dies 23 Days to Retirement

Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Nwali Ngwuta is dead as confirmed by President Muhammadu Buhari and Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi. Justice Ngwuta who was due to retire on attaining the mandatory retirement age of 70 years on March 30, 2021, died in the early hours of Sunday March 7. Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Hadizatu Uwani Mustapha said Justice Ngwuta died around 2.30 am in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the National Hospital, Abuja. Mustapha said;    “He felt sick and was admitted, last week, at the National Hospital, Abuja. “Before he was moved to the ICU on Friday, he tested negative for COVID-19. “Justice Ngwuta was due to retire on attaining the mandatory retirement age of 70 years on March 30, 2021. “His remains have been deposited i...
Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Ngwuta is Dead
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Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Ngwuta is Dead

A Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, is dead. Ngwuta died in the early hours of Sunday, March 7, after a protracted illness. His health took took a different turn for the worse on Thursday, March 4 and was subsequently taken to the intensive care unit. Spokesperson of the court, Ahuraka Isah, who confirmed his death, said “He has been ill for a while. He was supposed to preside over a matter on Thursday but the illness became severe. He was moved to intensive care unit on Friday. They even conducted COVID-19 test on him but he tested negative. We were already preparing for his valedictory service slated for March 30.”Isah said Ngwuta was absent from the bench between 2016 and 2019 while he faced trial for corruption after the secret police claimed it found ...
I Tested Positive for COVID-19 – Obasanjo
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I Tested Positive for COVID-19 – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that he tested positive for Coronavirus. Obasanjo revealed this on Friday March 5, while speaking at a colloquium held in the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, Ogun state to celebrate his 84th birthday. The former Nigerian leader said after he tested positive for Coronavirus, he tested negative after another test was conducted on him three days later. Obasanjo said; “It will surprise you that I tested positive for COVID-19. I called them to come and test me. They came on a Saturday, I didn’t get the result till Wednesday and it came out positive but I didn’t see any symptoms. “When they came three days after, they tested me and said I am negative, that is three days after I tested positive. “My daugh...
Fulham Striker, Aleksandar Mitrovic Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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Fulham Striker, Aleksandar Mitrovic Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Premier side, Fulham have confirmed striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has tested positive for coronavirus. Fulham said he brief statement that Serbian international's absence in the team's 2-0 win against Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday night was due to a positive Coronavirus test. This means, the club will be without the Serbian striker for their next two league games against Burnley on Wednesday and their home clash against bottom club Sheffield United on Saturday as they continue to battle out of the relegation zone. In July 2018,  Mitrovic joined Fulham in a five-year contract after a successful loan spell from Newcastle United
Republican lawmaker, Ron Wright dies from Coronavirus
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Republican lawmaker, Ron Wright dies from Coronavirus

Republican Rep. Ron Wright of Texas has died at the age of 67, weeks after contracting COVID-19. The lawmaker took office in 2019 and announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on January 21. Wright who is the first sitting member of Congress to die from the virus, had undergone treatment for lung cancer after it was diagnosed in 2018. Wright’s office said; “As friends, family, and many of his constituents will know, Ron maintained his quick wit and optimism until the very end. “Despite years of painful, sometimes debilitating treatment for cancer, Ron never lacked the desire to get up and go to work, to motivate those around him, or to offer fatherly advice.” While Wright is the first sitting member of Congress to die after contracting Coronavirus, Luke Letlow, a Louisiana R...
‘I thought Jurgen was not that kind of manager’ – Guardiola hits back at Klopp two-week coronavirus break claim
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‘I thought Jurgen was not that kind of manager’ – Guardiola hits back at Klopp two-week coronavirus break claim

The Liverpool boss sais Manchester City had a rest after a Covid-19 outbreak forced a postponement and training ground shut down Pep Guardiola has hit back at Jurgen Klopp after the Liverpool boss claimed that Manchester City had two weeks off when they were hit by a Covid-19 outbreak. City’s clash with Everton on December 29 was called off hours before kick-off when five players and two staff members tested positive for coronavirus, forcing the training ground to shut down. Ahead of City’s trip to Anfield on Sunday, Klopp said that his side were tired and they had not had a "two-week break" like the Premier League leaders.
COVID-19: Atletico Striker, Dembele Tests Positive
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COVID-19: Atletico Striker, Dembele Tests Positive

Atletico striker, Moussa Dembele has tested positive for the dreaded coronavirus disease. His club in a statement released on Thursday said the squad underwent testing on Wednesday, from which “Moussa Dembele’s result came back positive. According to the statement, Dembele is currently isolating in his home while strictly complying to the recommendations by health officials. “Moussa Dembele had a positive result for the coronavirus infection after the squad underwent a PCR test. “The striker remains isolated at his home, strictly complying with the recommendations of the health authorities and La Liga protocol,” the statement said. Dembele joined Atletico on loan in January from Lyon until the end of the season but is yet to make an appearance for the La Liga leaders. ...
Atletico Madrid Forward, Joao Felix Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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Atletico Madrid Forward, Joao Felix Tests Positive for Coronavirus

La Liga League leaders, Atletico Madrid has announced that forward Joao Felix is now the third player in two weeks to test positive for Covid-19. "Joao Felix has tested positive for Covid-19. The striker is isolating at home, in compliance with the health authorities' guidelines and La Liga protocols," Atletico said in a statement on Wednesday. The 21-year-old Portuguese youngster joins teammates Yannick Carrasco and Mario Hermoso, who tested positive for coronavirus last week, on the sidelines. Carrasco and Hermoso missed Atletico's 4-2 win at Cadiz on Sunday, but club record-signing Felix started and played 60 minutes yet will now be unavailable for Monday's clash at home to Celta Vigo. Felix, who moved to Atletico from Benfica for a club-record £113m in the summer of 201...
Aguero waiting to return to Man City training as Guardiola is wary of Sheffield United after Man United shock
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Aguero waiting to return to Man City training as Guardiola is wary of Sheffield United after Man United shock

The Argentina striker is yet to receive the all-clear after suffering Covid-19 and will miss the clash against bottom-of-the-table Blades Sergio Aguero is still to return to training as the Manchester City striker continues his recovery from coronavirus. The Argentine was set to make his first start since October in the FA Cup third round clash against Birmingham on January 10 but was forced to self-isolate after coming into close contact with someone that had tested positive. He has since tested positive himself and suffered Covid-19 symptoms, but is now awaiting a negative result before he can return to the Etihad Campus.  
Napoli forward Osimhen finally recovers from Covid-19
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Napoli forward Osimhen finally recovers from Covid-19

The Nigeria international has been given the green light to rejoin the rest of the Parthenopeans after overcoming the coronavirus Napoli have confirmed Victor Osimhen has recovered from Covid-19 having been under treatment for more than two weeks. The Nigeria international has tested negative to the coronavirus after spending more than 14 days in isolation. The centre-forward contracted the virus during his visit to Nigeria where he had gone to celebrate the yuletide season.  
Dave Chappelle tests positive for Coronavirus, cancels his upcoming shows
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Dave Chappelle tests positive for Coronavirus, cancels his upcoming shows

American stand-up comedian, Dave Chappelle has tested positive for COVID-19.   A representative for the 47-year-old comedian confirmed the news to TMZ, adding that Chappelle is 'currently quarantined and has 'not yet experienced any symptoms' of the virus.   “Chappelle has safely conducted socially-distanced shows in Ohio since June 2020 and he moved those shows to Austin during the winter,” Chappelle’s representative said in a statement. “Chappelle implemented COVID-19 protocols which included rapid testing for the audience and daily testing for himself and his team. His diligent testing enabled him to immediately respond by quarantining, thus mitigating the spread of the virus. Chappelle is asymptomatic,” the statement further read. Following the diagnosis, th...
Kaduna Health Commissioner tests positive for COVID-19
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Kaduna Health Commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

Amina Mohammed-Baloni, the commissioner for health in Kaduna state has tested positive for Coronavirus. The health commissioner made the announcement via a tweet and also revealed that she has gone into isolation. Baloni tweeted;   “Following notification that I have tested positive for COVID-19, I have proceeded into isolation for the necessary treatment. “I look forward to a quick and complete recovery from this infection."  
Juventus Defender Matthijs de Ligt Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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Juventus Defender Matthijs de Ligt Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Juventus defender, Matthijs de Ligt has tested positive for coronavirus, the Italian club have confirmed. The Dutch international played the full 90 minutes of Juventus’ 3-1 win at leaders AC Milan on Wednesday January 6, but has now been placed into isolation. “Juventus Football Club announces that, during the checks provided for by the protocol in force, Matthijs De Ligt has emerged positive with Covid-19,” read a statement on the club’s website. “The player has already been placed in solitary confinement.” He becomes the third player from the Serie A champions to test positive for Coronavirus after Brazilian defender Alex Sandro and Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado who both returned a positive result on Monday and Tuesday respectively.
Stop Treating COVID-19 As Malaria – LUTH Tells Nigerians To Get Tested
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Stop Treating COVID-19 As Malaria – LUTH Tells Nigerians To Get Tested

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH, on Wednesday, warned Nigerians that the second wave of COVID-19 is deadlier than the first one. LUTH issued the warning in an advisory issued by its Chief Medical Director, Professor Chris Bode, He warned that the second wave of the virus is easily transmissible. Prof. Bode urged Nigerians to take all the COVID-19 protocols seriously, adding that the hospital may be overwhelmed if the spread does not stop. Part of statement read: “We have seen an upsurge of people treating malaria instead of going for COVID19 test. Most of the people that have died from the disease went to the hospital late for diagnosis and treatment. “This is to alarm the people but rather to alert us all to what is important and call on each person to do ag...
Singer, Paul Okoye, Tests Positive for COVID19
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Singer, Paul Okoye, Tests Positive for COVID19

Singer, Paul Okoye aka Rudeboy has tested positive for COVID19. He disclosed this on his Instagram page this morning. ''ATTENTION!!! F*ck it !!! Covid is REAL !!! I know as typical Nigerian or African is very hard to believe some will say “experience is the best teacher oh well , the experience and the teacher has visited me and they’ve been dealing with me for more than 10days now sh*t is not funny ..... worst sickness ever!!! ...... y’all better be careful out there if you like believe me , if you like don’t believe me you can as well wait for your own experience by playing ignorance Goodluck God help us all ''  
I Have COVID19- Actress Elvina Ibru Says
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I Have COVID19- Actress Elvina Ibru Says

Nollywood actress, Elvina Ibru, has tested positive for COVID-19 and has come out to share her experience. In a video posted on her IG page, Elvina said she has been isolated and taking her medication since her test came back positive. She appealed to Nigerians to believe that the virus is real and take all precautions.
Khloe Kardashian confirms positive coronavirus test after ‘vomiting and shaking’
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Khloe Kardashian confirms positive coronavirus test after ‘vomiting and shaking’

Khloe Kardashian has confirmed she tested positive for coronavirus earlier this year, after she suffered from "vomiting" and "shaking".   The reality star, 36, announced she had contracted the virus in a recently released clip from Keeping Up With The Kardashians.   While isolating in her Los Angeles home, the mum-of-one confirmed she was suffering from Covid in the clip, recording footage of herself as she opened up about her experience of the deadly virus.   She said: "Just found out that I do have corona. I have been in my room. It's gonna be fine, but it was really bad for a couple days."   She went on: "I suffer from migraines, but this was the craziest headache.   "I wouldn't say it was a migraine. The coughing, my chest would bu...
FIFA president, Gianni Infantino tests positive for Coronavirus
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FIFA president, Gianni Infantino tests positive for Coronavirus

FIFA president, Gianni Infantino has tested positive for COVID-19, football's world governing body said in a statement on Tuesday, October 27.   Infantino, 50, reported mild symptoms and is in self-isolation and will quarantine for at least 10 days, FIFA added.   A statement read: "FIFA President Gianni Infantino has received confirmation today that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The FIFA President, who has reported mild symptoms, has immediately placed himself in self-isolation and will remain in quarantine at least for 10 days.   "All people who came into contact with the FIFA President during the last few days have been informed accordingly and they are being requested to take the necessary steps.   "FIFA sincerely wishes President In...
Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus while on international duty for Portugal
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Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for coronavirus while on international duty for Portugal

Superstar footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus while on International duty for Portugal The Juventus striker is not suffering any symptoms, but is now self-isolating and will play no part in Portugal's clash with Sweden.   The Portugal's Football Federation said in a statement: "Cristiano Ronaldo was released from the work of the National Team after a positive test for COVID-19, so he will not face Sweden.   "The Portuguese international is doing well, without symptoms, and in isolation.   "Following the positive case, the remaining players underwent new tests this Tuesday morning, all with a negative result, and are available to Fernando Santos for training this afternoon, in the City of Football. "The game, counting for ...
Governor Akeredolu’s Son, Babajide Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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Governor Akeredolu’s Son, Babajide Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu's son, Babajide has tested positive for Coronavirus days after his father recovered from the disease.  The Governor's son who is the Secretary of the Response Fund Committee on COVID-19 set up by the Ondo state government few months ago, has since gone into self-isolation. 
Sevilla star, Nemanja Gudelj Tests Positive For Covid-19
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Sevilla star, Nemanja Gudelj Tests Positive For Covid-19

Sevilla have confirmed star player Nemanja Gudelj has tested positive for Coronavirus, putting it's Europa league clash with Roma next week at risk, as a fresh wave of the virus hits Spain. The Spanish club and another Spanish club Zaragoza reported new infections on it's players days after Real Madrid revealed player Mariano had tested positive. Gudelj was tested on Sunday along with coaching staff and the rest of the first-team squad, before the results were returned on Monday. Two further tests have since been carried out on the rest of the squad and the coaching staff but results won't be back until Thursday. According to the club's statement posted to fans on Twitter, Gudelj is asymptomatic and self-isolating at home, but the club has suspended training sessions. ...
Taraba State NLC Chairman, Peter Gambo is Dead
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Taraba State NLC Chairman, Peter Gambo is Dead

The chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in Taraba State, Comrade Peter Gambo, has died. Late Gambo died at the Taraba State Specialist Hospital Jalingo after a brief illness today Wednesday, July 15. The state commissioner of health Dr Innocent Vakkai who confirmed his death, said Gambo died of diabetes and not COVID-19 as some persons have speculated. He said that though Gambo had been on admission at the state’s Specialist hospital Jalingo, he was tested of COVID-19 and his result came back negative. Until his demise, he was serving his second tenure in office as the Chairman of the NLC. He was also the General Overseer of the Jesus Glorious Army International Church, Taraba State
Two Madagascar Lawmakers Die after Coronavirus Infection
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Two Madagascar Lawmakers Die after Coronavirus Infection

Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina on Sunday July 12,  said two lawmakers -- one member of the senate and one deputy -- had died after becoming infected with coronavirus. Eleven other deputies and 14 senators had also tested positive for the virus, Rajoelina said. Madagascar had on July 5 placed its capital Antananarivo under a fresh lockdown following a new surge in Coronavirus infections, two months after the restrictions were eased, the presidency announced Sunday. “The Analamanga region (under which the capital is situated) is returning to full lockdown,” the presidency said in a statement. No traffic will be allowed in or out of the region starting Monday until July 20. A strict curfew will be imposed on street movement by people. The country has recorded 2,573 infec...
MLS forced to postpone D.C. United vs Toronto FC after positive coronavirus test
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MLS forced to postpone D.C. United vs Toronto FC after positive coronavirus test

The game was called off just minutes before it was supposed to kick off after a player tested positive and another test came back inconclusive Sunday's MLS match between D.C. United and Toronto FC has been postponed after a player tested positive for coronavirus. The announcement was made just minutes before it was scheduled to kick off and the league is yet to announce a new date or time for the match. The match was called off after one D.C. United player tested positive for Covid-19, while a Toronto player's test came back inconclusive.
Aishwarya Rai has tested positive for the coronavirus
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Aishwarya Rai has tested positive for the coronavirus

Bollywood superstar Aishwarya Rai has tested positive for the coronavirus, a Mumbai city authority official told AFP Sunday, just a day after her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan said he was in hospital with the infectious disease. Her eight-year-old daughter, Aaradhya, was also COVID-19 positive, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official, who asked to remain anonymous, said. Bachchan’s actor son Abhishek, Rai’s husband, said he too was positive but that both their cases were mild.
Nasarawa Attorney General, Abdulkarim Kana, Tests Positive For COVID-19
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Nasarawa Attorney General, Abdulkarim Kana, Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Nasarawa State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Dr Abdulkarim Kana, has tested positive for Covid-19. The state Commissioner for Health, Yahaya Ahmed, who confirmed this to newsmen, said Kana has gone into self-isolation and that he is in stable condition. Kana is a member of the state Taskforce on Covid-19 who was reported to be conscious of the pandemic by observing its safety rules like daily wearing of mask, washing of hands and usage of hand sanitizer. Nasarawa currently has 234 confirmed cases of the viral disease.
Nigerian Striker, Paul Onuachu Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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Nigerian Striker, Paul Onuachu Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Nigerian striker, Paul Onuachu, who plays for Genk in Belgium has tested positive for Coronavirus. According to Belgian news hub, HLN Sport, all players of the club were tested on Tuesday, July 7, in the run-up to the first friendly game ahead of the new season. They all tested negative except Onuachu. The 26-year-old who made his Super Eagles debut last year had only recently returned to his Belgian club for pre-season after he accompanied Victor Osimhen for his father’s burial in Nigeria. Onuachu will now miss Genk’s first exhibition game of the season against Eendracht Termien on Thursday, July 9, as he will be quarantined for a week. Onuachu joined Genk from Danish club FC Midtjylland in August 2019.
408 Nigerians Evacuated From India and UAE Arrive Nigeria
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408 Nigerians Evacuated From India and UAE Arrive Nigeria

408 Nigerians who were stranded in India and the United Arab Emirates UAE have arrived the country. According to the Nigerian Diaspora Commission NIDCOM, 162 of them were evacuated from India while 246 were evacuated from the UAE. According to NIDCOM, all the evacuees tested negative for COVID-19 before boarding the flights. ''246 Evacuees arrive Murtala Muhammed Int’l Airport, Lagos at exactly 3:30 pm local time via Emirates from UAE today, Wednesday 8th of July, 2020. A big thank you to the Nigerian Mission in Dubai and the UAE government for paying for the flight Tickets and the cost of #COVID?19 test for 131 evacuees. All Evacuees tested Negative to #COVID19 and will now proceed on 14 days SELF-ISOLATION as mandated PTF on #COVID-19. Air Peace flight conveying 162 Ev...
COVID-19: How Three Arsenal Players were Pulled from Training Over ‘Positive’ Test
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COVID-19: How Three Arsenal Players were Pulled from Training Over ‘Positive’ Test

<img class="i-amphtml-intrinsic-sizer" style="max-width: 100%; display: block !important;" role="presentation" src="data:;base64," alt="" aria-hidden="true" /> Three Arsenal players were forced to withdraw from training, after testing positive for COVID-19 last week, The Athletic reports. Ever since the Gunners returned to football, they have lost their two Premier League fixtures. Mikel Arteta saw his side suffer a 3-0 humiliation on his return to Manchester City, before throwing away a one-goal lead to lose 2-1 at Brighton two days later. It is now believed their preparations for the restart may not have been ideal. Arsenal had been informed by the Premier League that one of their players ha...
Tennis stars, Grigor Dimitrov and Borna Coric Test Positive for COVID-19
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Tennis stars, Grigor Dimitrov and Borna Coric Test Positive for COVID-19

Two tennis stars have tested positive for Coronavirus after their participation in Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour. Former world No 3 and Bulgarian star, Grigor Dimitrov first revealed on Sunday that he tested positive for the virus just moments before world No 1 Novak Djokovic was due to take on Andrey Rublev in the final of the Adria Tour exhibition series in Croatia. The final clash was cancelled as those involved were asked to get tested.   Announcing his positive test, Dimitrov wrote on Instagram: 'Hi Everyone-I want to reach out and let my fans and friends know that I tested positive back in Monaco for Covid-19. I want to make sure anyone who has been in contact with me during these past days gets tested and takes the necessary precautions. I am so sorry for any harm I ...
2-year-old Child Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Ogun
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2-year-old Child Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Ogun

The Federal Medical Centre in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, has announced that a 2-year-old child tested positive for Coronavirus at its facility. Spokesperson of the hospital, Segun Orisajo said the child was admitted eight days ago on account of breathlessness and tests carried out on her showed she had the virus. Orisajo said; “Due to the persisted high temperature, she was isolated, hence no member of staff or other patients were unduly exposed,” he said. “To confirm the initial suspicion by a team of care givers, on the third day, she was screened for coronavirus while her treatment continued. “The samples of her test returned positive for coronavirus few moments ago. “The girl is already receiving treatment at the Centre’s isolation ward while the facility where...
Dynamo Moscow’s Premier League game postponed after two Africans test positive
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Dynamo Moscow’s Premier League game postponed after two Africans test positive

The Russian Premier League game between the White-Blues and third-placed Krasnodar has been postponed until July Dynamo Moscow have announced the postponement of Sunday's Premier League match against Krasnodar after three players tested positive for coronavirus. The three infected players were identified to be Cameroon striker Clinton Njie, Burkina Faso midfielder Charles Kabore and Sebastian Szymanski after Saturday's test and they have been placed in a mandatory 14-day quarantine. Dynamo Moscow were scheduled to resume their 2019-20 Russian top-flight campaign on Sunday after the league was suspended in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Two-year old Toddler Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Ogun FMC
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Two-year old Toddler Tests Positive for Coronavirus in Ogun FMC

A two and half years old girl has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, DAILY POST reports. Our correspondent gathered that the girl was admitted into the Ogun Federal Medical Centre eight days ago over symptoms of breathlessness. The spokesperson for FMC Abeokuta, Segun Orisajo, confirmed the report to DAILY POST on Sunday. According to Orisajo, some investigations were carried out on the unnamed 18 months old girl. “Due to the persisted high temperature, she was isolated, hence no member of staff or other patients were unduly exposed,” he said. To confirm the initial suspicion by a team of caregivers, on the third day, the spokesperson hinted that the little girl was sc...
Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Nigeria hit 19,147 After 667 people tested positive in 24 hours
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Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Nigeria hit 19,147 After 667 people tested positive in 24 hours

The confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria has now hit 19,147 after 667 people tested positive on Friday, June 19, 2020. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 281 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 48 in Abia, 45 in Oyo, 38 in FCT,  37 in Ogun, 31 in Enugu, 23 in Ondo,  21 in Plateau, 19 in Edo,  18 in Delta,  18 in Rivers,  17 in Bayelsa,  17 in Akwa Ibom,  14 in Kaduna,  12 in Kano,  9 in Bauchi,  4 in Gombe, 3 in Osun, 3 in Benue,  3 in Nasarawa, 3 in Kwara, 2 in Ekiti and 1 in Borno State. In total, Nigeria has now recorded  19,147 cases of COVID-19. 6,581 patients have been discharged from various Isolation centers across the country, while 487 deaths have been recorded. See a breakdown of cases in the different states below.   ...
COVID-19: Fresh set of 300 stranded Nigerians airlifted from Dubai
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COVID-19: Fresh set of 300 stranded Nigerians airlifted from Dubai

Three hundred more stranded Nigerians on Friday arrived in the country from Dubai. The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, Abike Dabiri-Erewa made this known on her official Twitter page. She disclosed that all the returnees upon arrival tested negative to Coronavirus. Abike-Dabiri added that they would, however, be tested again at NCDC facility and will proceed on a 14-day compulsory self-isolation. Her tweet read: “300 stranded Nigerian travellers arrive at Abuja Airport from Dubai. They all tested negative for COVID 19 before boarding. “They will be tested again at an @NCDCgov facility while on 14-days compulsory self-isolation as directed by the government.”
Chinese Officials Say Latest COVID-19 Outbreak in Beijing Originated From Europe
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Chinese Officials Say Latest COVID-19 Outbreak in Beijing Originated From Europe

The latest COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing has been reported to be a European strain amid fears of a second wave of the deadly bug. Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) official, Zhang Yong revealed this in an article published by the country's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection. "According to preliminary genomic and epidemiological study results, the virus is from Europe, but is different from the virus currently spreading in Europe," he said in the government notice on Friday. "It's older than the virus currently spreading in Europe, " he added. For two months, the Chinese capital had not reported any locally transmitted infections until last week, when a fresh cluster of coronavirus cases emerged from a wholesale food market in the city, infecti...
El-Rufai Confirms 23 new COVID-19 Cases in Kaduna Communities
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El-Rufai Confirms 23 new COVID-19 Cases in Kaduna Communities

The Kaduna State government has announced 23 new cases of COVID-19 in five communities in the State. The communities are Kaduna North, Chikun, Zaria, Giwa and Igbabi. The new cases were confirmed after the State conducted 201 sample tests. “Covid-19 Update: On Thursday, 18 June 2020, 23 samples returned positive out of 201 tested. “The new cases are from Kaduna North (9), Chikun (3), Igabi (2), Giwa (4), Zaria (5),” the government tweeted on its official Twitter account on Friday morning. Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria as of today is 18,480, according to the NCDC.
Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Nigeria hit 18,480 after 745 people Tested Positive in 24 hours
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Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Nigeria hit 18,480 after 745 people Tested Positive in 24 hours

The confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria has now hit 18,480 after 745 people tested positive on Thursday, June 18, 2020. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 280 of the new cases were recorded in Lagos, 103 in Oyo, 72 in Ebonyi, 60 in FCT, 46 in Imo, 34 in Edo, 33 in Delta, 25 in Rivers, 23 in Kaduna, 16 in Ondo, 12 in Katsina, 10 in Kano, 8 in Bauchi, 7 in Borno, 5 in Kwara, 4 in Gombe, 2 in Sokoto, 2 in Enugu, 1 in Yobe, 1 in Osun, and 1 in Nasarawa State.   In total, Nigeria has now recorded 18,480 cases of COVID-19. 6,307 patients have been discharged from various Isolation centers across the country, while 475 deaths have been recorded.
29 Health Workers Test Positive for Coronavirus in Plateau
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29 Health Workers Test Positive for Coronavirus in Plateau

29 health workers have tested positive for Coronavirus in Plateau as confirmed by the state government on Wednesday June 17. Plateau state Commissioner for Health Dr. Nimkong Lar disclosed that the state has recorded 198 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, with 114 patients discharged and five deaths. Lar also revealed that a private hospital in the state was shut down for two weeks, following its exposure to two coronavirus patients who were managed for other health conditions. 17 staff of the hospital have been confirmed to have Coronavirus and taken to the state's isolation centre for treatment, while other staff members have been quarantined. The commissioner said; “COVID-19 Update, the NCDC says Plateau has 168 confirmed cases but results released now confirms we have 198 ...
Dallas Cowboys Running back, Ezekiel Elliott and ‘Five Other NFL stars Test Positive for Coronavirus
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Dallas Cowboys Running back, Ezekiel Elliott and ‘Five Other NFL stars Test Positive for Coronavirus

Dallas Cowboys running back, Ezekiel Elliott and five other NFL stars have reportedly tested positive for Coronavirus. Elliott's agent, Rocky Arceneaux told Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, that the running back tested positive for Coronavirus. He also added that Elliott is feeling good at the moment. At least two Cowboys players including Ezekiel Elliott and four Houston Texans players have tested positive for coronavirus, a source with knowledge of the results told USA TODAY Sports' Mike Jones. According to the publication, the person spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to reveal the medical information. But none of the players are believed to have been in their team facilities, and the teams have been following the proper health protocols. The two ...
Woman Dies of COVID-19 after Delivering Twins in Imo
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Woman Dies of COVID-19 after Delivering Twins in Imo

A woman who recently delivered a set of twins has died from COVID19 in Imo state. Professor Maurice Iwu, Chairman of the Imo state COVID19 Taskforce, told newsmen today June 15, that the woman tested positive for COVID-19 a few days ago and was admitted into the state Isolation center. He said she was delivered of a set of twins but after delivery, she died, leaving behind her babies who fortunately tested negative for the novel Coronavirus. Iwu warned residents of the state to stop believing and spreading rumors that the virus is not real. He advised them to ensure they take all precautionary measures to prevent themselves from contracting the virus. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Imo state currently has 136 confirmed cases of Coronavirus.
Tottenham Release Statement on Calling Off Man Utd Clash
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Tottenham Release Statement on Calling Off Man Utd Clash

Tottenham Hotspur have released a statement insisting that preparations for Friday’s Premier League clash against Manchester United will continue, despite their meeting with a Norwich City player who has tested positive for COVID-19. Spurs lost 2-1 to the Canaries in a behind-closed-doors friendly match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. However a player from the visiting team, was confirmed as one of two to test positive for Coronavirus, when the latest batch of testing results were released on Saturday. With the player now set to isolate for seven days, it has led some to speculation that Spurs players would also have to isolate under the track and trace guidelines. However Spurs say that isn’t the case, as their squad weren’t in close contact with the Norwich player. ...
We’re Researching on how Blood Plasma can be Used to Treat COVID-19 cases – Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie
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We’re Researching on how Blood Plasma can be Used to Treat COVID-19 cases – Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie

The Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie has revealed that they working on using plasma from the blood of recovered Coronavirus patients to treat people infected with the virus. He revealed this at a news conference to commemorate the World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). Ehanire said the plasma of patients who recovered from COVID-19 is called convalescent plasma, and further urged Nigerians to donate blood to save the lives of those in need.   The Minister said; “It is believed that persons who suffered COVID-19 and have recovered will have antibodies inside their plasma, which can be used to treat others. “It can be used to treat others who are not able to build antibody fast enough or those who are suffering from a severe form of the virus. “Yes, our research centres a...

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