The Oyo State COVID-19 Taskforce has said it would not relax the ban on religious activities and the curfew imposed as a result of the pandemic.
Mr Ehanire said Nigeria currently has over 112 treatment and isolation centres in the 35 states and FCT with over 5,000 beds. The post COVID-19: Nigeria may use schools, hotels as isolation centres – Minister appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Osagie Ehanire The federal government says hotels and schools will be used for isolating COVID-19 patients, if hospitals become overburdened. This was made known by Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, while speaking at the briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19 on Thursday. Osagie said the situation in Nigeria would not “experience horrific scenes […]
<p class="">Nigeria has a total of 112 treatment and isolation centres with 5,324 beds as part of the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.</p> <h1>The Minister of State for Health Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, made this known during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 daily press briefing on Wednesday in Abuja.</h1> <p class=""><em>“At present, we […]
<p class="">Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed the resumption of worship centres in the state from Friday, May 29.</p> <h1>Akeredolu gave the directive in Akure on Wednesday during a press conference on update of coronavirus pandemic at the Government House.</h1> <p class="">He noted that Mosques and Churches in the state would be allowed […]
The Kano State Government has set up nine COVID-19 sample collection centres to enhance detection and response to the pandemic.
The institutions, which will focus on research in science-based disciplines, will be located two in each of the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria. The post FG establishes 12 research ‘centres of excellence’ in Nigerian universities appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Signs executive order against violator of COVID-19 safety measures By Peter Duru – Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has ordered an immediate reversal of the order reopening churches, mosques, and markets in the state till further notice. He also signed an executive order to ensure the prosecution of anyone caught violating the safety […]
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu Chikwe Ihekweazu, director-general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has explained why some COVID-19 patients dance in isolation centres. Ihekweazu said the disease may not be as tough on some as it would be on others. The NCDC boss said this while speaking during a Channels TV programme on Thursday, […]
Boss Mustapha The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has revealed that treatment centres are running out of bed space. The SGF, during the national briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Friday., expressed that this information was gotten from reports from […]
<p class="">Gombe State Government says it will recruit psychologists and provide recreational facilities at isolation centres to help patients adjust to the realities of coronavirus while on quarantine.</p> <h1>Mr Ibrahim Kwami, Gombe Commissioner of Information and Culture, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Thursday.</h1> <p […]