Saturday, April 11, 2020

Nigeria records 13 new cases of COVID-19

Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in NIgeria.

The Nigeria Centre of Disease Control(NCDC) said 11 of the new cases are in Lagos while Kano and Delta have one each.

They bring the total cases in the country to 318.

Seventy have been discharged with ten deaths.

Nigerian man says you're cheating if you have issues with your partner checking your phone

A Nigerian man has said if you have issues with your partner checking your phone, it simply means you are cheating. He made this known on twitter saying the man or woman must def be cheating,

This has however generated a lot of controversies with many believing ones privacy should be respected in a relationship. 🙄🙄

What's your take?

Outrage as people turn up to pray with priest in Italy amid lockdown

The mayor of an Italian town famous for its bonfire celebrations on Good Friday was forced to apologise after locals turned up to pray with the priest in defiance of a coronavirus lockdown.

The southeastern town of San Marco in Lamis holds an annual ritual that sees huge trunks of hollowed out trees thrown onto waggons and set alight.

The event was cancelled this year because of the lockdown aimed at stemming an outbreak that has officially claimed the lives of more than 19,000 people in Italy since late February.

The local priest intended to broadcast a video of his silent prayer in front of the town’s main church — similar to the livestream prayers now being recorded by Pope Francis in the Vatican.

Photo: Fire guts agidigbo radio station in Ibadan

Property worth several millions were on Saturday destroyed when a newly established online radio station, Agidigbo Radio, went up in flames at Monatan , area of Ibadan .

The incident, which drew hundreds of residents , also caused stir as people ran over fear of the fire spreading to other buildings in the area.

The station was said to have been under locks and keys as of the time of the incident.

The proprietor of Agidigbo FM is Dr. Oriyomi Hamzat, a popular broadcaster in the city.

Villagers protest burial of COVID-19 victim in Egypt

Police arrested a dozen people and fired tear gas in a Nile Delta village on Saturday, as villagers protested the burial of a COVID-19 victim, a security source said.

Relatives had taken the body of a retired doctor from her home in Daqahliya north of Cairo to the family vault in the village of Shubra al-Bahou.

But before the burial, dozens of villagers protested outside the cemetery, fearing the spread of the virus if the 65-year-old was interred there.

The woman’s family were turned back from another nearby cemetery before returning to Shubra al-Bahou.

COVID-19: Osun discharges ten Ivory Coast returnees

Ten out of the 17 Ivory Coast returnees that tested positive for the coronavirus disease, who were receiving treatment at the Osun State isolation centre have been discharged after testing negative twice.

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, while addressing journalists on the update of covid 19 management in the state said the patients would be reunited with their families after undergoing the National Centre for Disease Control protocol.

17 out of the 127 persons, who arrived Osun on March 28, 2020 from Ivory Coast tested positive for the deadly virus after they were isolated at Ejigbo local government area of the state.

Brooklyn Beckham blasted as 'mean' by ex-girlfriend, Hana

Brooklyn Beckham’s guitar playing ex-girlfriend Hana Cross has penned an explosive break-up song that seems to be all about their doomed relationship.

The 21-year-old oldest offspring of David and Victoria Beckham enjoyed a high profile romance with 23-year-old model and singer Hana before it came to a crashing end last August.

Brooklyn and Hana drew a lot of attention over the course of their reasonably brief romance as the pair endured explosive public rows and engaged in equally public displays of affection.

But Hana has slammed Brooklyn via the medium of song, blasting him for casting her aside after their split – with the singer sounding devastated in her lyrics.

Government WARNS Ronaldo not to expect special treatment as he's spotted training in stadium despite lockdown

Cristiano Ronaldo has been told he cannot expect preferential treatment after taking part in a secret training session in his native Madeira.

The Juventus superstar was pictured training at a stadium on the island, despite the public being told to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Ronaldo was spotted training at the Madeira national stadium, home of club CD Nacional, in the capital Funchal on the Portuguese island.

Government chiefs warned Ronaldo he cannot expect any “privilege” and must set an example by abiding by the social distancing regulations in place to stop the spread of the virus.

Coronavirus: Four LASUTH nurses in isolation

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says it has placed four of its nurses on isolation, after their contact with a patient who died of coronavirus.

Prof. Tokunboh Fabamwo, LASUTH Chief Medical Director, made this known today in Lagos.

The hospital had earlier on Saturday confirmed the death of a patient who tested positive to coronavirus, saying the patient died at its Institute of Maternal and Child Health (Ayinke House), LASUTH.

Fabamwo said: “All the doctors took precautions when attending to the patient.

Natives of remote Amazon tribe risk being wiped out as they record first case of coronavirus

Fears coronavirus could 'wipe out' native communities are growing after a boy from an Amazon tribe fell critically ill.

The 15-year-old is a member of the Yanomami community, along the Brazilian-Venezuelan border.

He is now in intensive care after being admitted to the General Hospital of Roraima suffering with fever and severe chest pain.

To tackle the Covid-19 outbreak, members of many communities are breaking off into smaller groups, according to reports in south America.

Ex-Miss Colombia says she has s.e.x everyday with hopes of falling pregnant with a green-eyed baby

A gorgeous model and ex-Miss Colombia has been having s.e.x every day with her boyfriend in the hopes of falling pregnant with a green-eyed baby.

Elizabeth Loaiza, 31, revealed the raunchy details of her s.e.x life with her boyfriend and admitted to getting ruffled under the sheets on a daily basis.

The model, who won the Miss World Colombia beauty pageant in 2006, was answering questions from her 1.8 million Instagram followers when someone asked: "How often do you practice [s.e.x] for a baby?"

But before the blonde beauty could even respond, her boyfriend chipped in with "every day", to which Elizabeth replied with: "See, someone has already answered for me!"

New study suggests coronavirus survives longer in the air

A new study examining air samples from hospital wards with COVID-19 patients has found the virus can travel up to 13 feet (four meters) twice the distance current guidelines say people should leave between themselves in public.

The preliminary results of the investigation by Chinese researchers were published Friday in Emerging Infectious Diseases, a journal of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

They add to a growing debate on how the disease is transmitted, with the scientists themselves cautioning that the small quantities of virus they found at this distance are not necessarily infectious.

Kano state records first case of Coronavirus

Kano state on Saturday confirmed the index case of coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19 in the state.

The State Commissioner of Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, who confirmed the case, could not give detail of the patient.

However, he assured that detail of the case would be released at the end of the emergency meeting by the Kano State Task Force Committee on COVID-19..

US records 2,000 deaths a day as Easter opens in lockdown

The United States became the first country to report more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day, marking a grim milestone as billions around the world celebrated the Easter holiday weekend under lockdown from home.

The global death toll from the virus surged past 103,000 on Friday, with the United States quickly becoming the epicentre of the pandemic that first emerged in China late last year.

Europe has so far shouldered the majority of all deaths and infections, though there were signs of hope the curve could be starting to flatten in some of the hardest-hit countries.

Lagos discharges 11-year-old boy, three other patients

The Lagos State Government says it has discharged four new COVID-19 patients, who have now tested negative to the virus following their treatment at the state’s isolation facilities.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known in a tweet via his verified Twitter handle @jidesanwoolu today.

The governor said four male patients, including an 11-year-old boy, were discharged from the Lagos State Isolation facilities to reunite with the society.

He tweeted, “Today, four more patients; all male, including an 11-year-old boy have been discharged from the Lagos State Isolation facilities to reunite with society.”

Police arrest robbers terrorising Ogun communities

The Ogun State Police Command on Saturday arrested some suspects in connection with the unrest foisted on residents in parts of the state.

This was contained in a statement signed by AIG Sola Subair (rtd.), the Special Adviser on Security to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun.

It was earlier  reported that some hoodlums also caused mayhem in the Alimosho and Ifako Ijaiye Local Government Areas of Lagos State which are of close distance to Ado Odo/Ota and Ifo Local Government Areas of Ogun State.

Abuja discharges four more coronavirus patients

The Federal Capital Territory Administration said it discharged four new coronavirus patients from its Gwagwalada Isolation Centre.

It announced this on Saturday via its Twitter handle, adding that the total number of discharged cases in the capital city has risen to 11.

It wrote, “The FCTA has confirmed the discharge of four COVID-19 patients, bringing the total number of discharged to eleven in the FCT as at 12:30am, April 11th, 2020. The FCTA remains committed to curbing the spread of the virus in the territory.”

Of the 305 cases of the virus recorded in Nigeria, there are 56 in the nation’s capital as of the time of filing this report.

Another patient dies of COVID-19 in Lagos private hospital

A patient has died of COVID-19 complications in a private hospital in Lagos, says the state Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi on Saturday.

Abayomi revealed this via his verified Twitter handle while giving an update on coronavirus in the state.

The just-announced death brings the total number of coronavirus deaths in the state to four.

He wrote, “Eight new cases of COVID-19 infections on April 10, 2020. This brings the total number of confirmed cases in Lagos State to 166.

Denmark to reopen schools on wednesday

Denmark will reopen schools and day care centres on Wednesday as it relaxes lockdown rules after a number of coronavirus cases in the country have stabilised. 

Remaining lockdown measures, such as the closure of bars, restaurants, shopping complexes and bans of public gatherings of more than 10 people, will stay in place for at least another month.

The Scandinavian country, which has over 5,000 cases of coronavirus and a total of 237 fatalities, has seen deaths and hospital admissions stabilise in recent days. 

But Denmark's Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen, warned the plan will only work if lockdown rules were gradually eased.

I love s.e.x but only waiting for the right man, Waje says

Singer Waje during a question and answer session with her fans on Twitter has revealed she loves s.e.x but only waiting for the right man -- a man who will wed her.

The single mom of a teenage daughter made this known while answering a fan who wanted to know if she was a s.e.x freak.

When asked by a fan if she loves s.e.x, she said: “Before nkor, I just have to wait for the right person to have it with. Pray for me so my husband will locate me”.

During the tweet chat, Waje also revealed that she can date a man younger than her.

““Yes, I will. Love doesn’t know age. But most men are proud and he will always think age is the problem when things go wrong,” she said when asked if she’ll consider dating a younger man.

Arsenal donates towards fight against COVID-19, to provide free meals.. hygiene products and cash

Arsenal will provide more than 30,000 free meals as well as sanitary and personal hygiene products to vulnerable people in the local community as part of a response plan to the coronavirus pandemic, the Premier League club said on Friday.

The north London club also pledged to donate 100,000 pounds to local organisations and a further 50,000 pounds to a COVID-19 Crisis Fund.

“The Arsenal Foundation has joined forces with HIS Church to deliver 15 tonnes of emergency supplies into Islington.

“This initiative forms part of our wider community response to COVID-19, which has seen Arsenal in the Community staff volunteer to transport frontline NHS workers,” the club said in a statement.

Nursing mom of 3 who says she can't cope with the pressure again commits suicide in Akwa Ibom

Sigh! This is too sad! A young nursing mother in her early thirties, Mrs Esther Frank, has committed suicide in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Mrs Frank, an indigene of Anambra State was said to have left a suicide note for her husband and two children, saying she was tired of the pressure.

It was learnt that the deceased drank a bottle of sniper on Thursday. She was later found  lying  down unconscious in her room by neighbours who rushed her to St Luke’s Hospital in Anua, Uyo, where she died.

Babyface and family test positive for coronavirus

Babyface and his family have tested positive for COVID-19. The music icon shared this on social media.

He described the experience as "incredibly scary," but also revealed that he and his loved ones have since recovered from the potentially deadly virus.

The 11-time Grammy winner revealed the ordeal on his 62nd birthday, but didn't offer many details about when he contracted the virus, or when he recovered. For now, he says, he's just thankful to be here.

Man who forgot to collect his pension for 20 years gets huge lump sum

A man in his 80s who carried on working well past retirement age is set to enjoy a £140,000 windfall this week.

The sprightly Yorkshireman, who asked not to be named, had assumed he wasn’t allowed to claim his statutory state pension as long as he carried on in work.

It was only years after he hit retirement age that the council made enquiries on his behalf.

He said he preferred to remain anonymous and asked Wakefield Council to keep his identity a secret.

Lockdown: Hoodlums invade Ogun streets, rob residents

A notorious gang leader, identified simply as Felix aka Confidence, is on the run after unleashing terror on residents of Dalemo community, in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Felix, an ex-convict, had reportedly led his gang members numbering about 200 to invade the community around 9pm on Tuesday and rob any resident in sight of their valuables, including phones and cash.

City Round learnt that the gang also overran a checkpoint at Dalemo junction where some policemen enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown order were deployed.

Police shut Delta hospital for admitting coronavirus patient

The Delta State Police Command has reportedly sealed off the building of a private hospital where the second case of COVID-19 was first admitted for treatment in the Warri South Local Government Area of the state.

The Divisional Police Officer DPO, A Division, Warri, Onyeke Ezekiel, and other community leaders led the operation to seal off the building on Friday.

The authorities of Warri South Local Government Council sealed off the building occupying the clinic where the second case was first admitted for treatment.

Buratai relocates to North-East over Boko Haram, ISWAP war

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai, has relocated to the North-East to oversee and coordinate troops of the Nigerian Army in the counter-insurgency war against the Boko Haram and the Islamic State West African Province terrorists.

The army said late on Friday that Buratai would also oversee other army operations in other parts of the country.

According to a release from the Army Headquarters, Abuja, Buratai on Friday addressed troops of the Special Super Camp, Ngamdu in the Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State, where he said he would remain with them to combat the terrorists.

Turkey bans citizens from leaving home for 48 hours

Turkey ordered citizens to stay at home for 48 hours across 31 cities starting midnight Friday to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, immediately triggering panic-buying in some cities.

The interior ministry said in a statement the order would last until midnight (2100 GMT) on Sunday in dozens of cities, including the economic hub of Istanbul and the capital Ankara.

Almost immediately afterwards, thousands of people in Istanbul and Ankara flocked to markets and bakeries still open for last-minute shopping.

Roads in both cities were also full of traffic, with long queues forming outside off-licences, grocery stores and banks.

COVID-19 lockdown: Naira Marley, Gbadamosi, Folashade’s apology letter to LASG (Photos)

In fulfillment of the Lagos State Government conditions for withdrawing the charges brought against them, controversial hip-hop star, Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley, former Lagos governorship aspirant, Babatunde Gbadamosi and his wife Folashade has submitted their apology letters.

The Lagos State government listed three conditions for withdrawing the charges levied against the trio for flouting its coronavirus social distancing directive.

(1) They have to write a formal apology to the Government of Lagos State which will solidify the remorsefulness shown by them.

Enugu police arrest man for alleged kidnap of police officer

Enugu State Police Command on Friday has arrested a 32-year old man, Abdulmuminu Alhaji Sani, for allegedly kidnapping one Sergeant, Sale Shehu, a policeman attached to Three Police Mobile Force Unit, Enugu.

According to a statement by the command’s, public relations officers, PPRO, Daniel Ndukwe, the arrest was made by the operatives of the command during a stop-and-search exercise along Enugu-Onitsha expressway.

The suspect, the PPRO said, was arrested and taken to Oji-River Area Command, and on further investigations, it was revealed that he was involved in the kidnap of one Sergeant Sale Shehu, attached to No. 3 Police Mobile Force, Enugu, at Obioma in Udi Local Government Area of the state on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the Command also announced the arrest of one Okonkwo Sunday, 52, for allegedly poisoning bags of garden eggs worth N729,000 at the Akwata Market, Enugu.

US offers $10m cash for information on Hezbollah boss

The United States announced on Friday a 10 million-dollar reward for “any information on the activities, networks and associates” of Muhammad Kawtharani, a Lebanese Hezbollah commander accused of playing a key role in coordinating pro-Iran groups in Iraq.

Kawtharani is a senior official of the Lebanese Shiite movement in Iraq, “and has taken over some of the political coordination of Iran-aligned paramilitary groups formerly organized by Qassim Suleimani,” the US State Department said in a statement.

Suleimani, a powerful leader of the Revolutionary Guard, the ideological army of Tehran, was killed in early January in an American strike targeting him in Baghdad.

Kylie and Kendall Jenner model their own clothing line as they announce an online expansion

Kylie and Kendall Jenner had some good news to share on Friday. Their line has expanded to now sell at the e-commerce site Lebs.com.

'So excited to launch our collection of ready to wear, shoes, sunglasses and handbags at @lebscom exclusively for the GCC,' the note said.

The ladies shared a clip from their collection, which features themselves as models.

Kendall looked flawless in a cardigan in pastel colors with her hair worn straight down her shoulders and her makeup a light palette.

Coronavirus: Shi’ites want El-Zakzaky released immediately

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, have called for the immediate release of its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, and wife, Zeenat, from the Kaduna correctional facility.

According to the IMN, releasing El-Zakzaky becomes necessary in view of the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world.

The Shi’ite leader and wife, despite a 2016 Federal High Court ruling that declared his arrest and detention as unlawful, unconstitutional and a breach of his fundamental rights, has been held in a correctional centre since 2015.

No decision yet on two-month ‘free electricity’ – FG

The Federal Government has yet to take a decision to supply free electricity to Nigerians for two months, the Minister of Power, Mr Saleh Mamman, has said.

The minister’s statement came after power distribution companies said that the two-month free electricity which they announced on Wednesday would be paid for by the National Assembly and the Federal Government.

Mamman, in a tweet on Friday, said, “No decision has been taken by the Federal Government to provide Nigerians with free electricity for two months.

“If and when that becomes a reality, it shall be announced officially.

Mum who gave birth during lockdown calls child Covid Bryant

It's no secret that choosing a baby name can be difficult, with so many possibilities out there.

Expectant parents might be inspired by everything from their favourite television characters to a lost loved one.

But it seems some new mums and dads have found inspiration in a rather unlikely source.

One newborn baby has reportedly been named after the coronavirus pandemic.

Street beggar turns to celebrity thanks to a photo

The story of Rita Gaviola, a 13-year-old street beggar in the Filipino town of Lucban is not very different from Olajumoke’s.

Rita’s story began in 2016 when she was spotted by Filipino photographer Topher Quinto Burgos, who happened to be attending the Pahiyas Festival in Lucban, in May 2016.

At the time, she was on the streets begging for alms on the streets of Lucban to help her family make ends meet.

Her father worked as a garbage collector and her mother stayed home to look after her and her five siblings. None of the children attended school at the time and the family barely managed to put food on the table, so Rita often went out to beg for change or food donations.

House party: Kwam 1’s daughter brokered Naira Marley’s plea bargain with Lagos govt

When news broke last week that singer, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, was wanted by the police, his fans borrowed his lyrics and asked, ‘What did they say Marley did this time’ because of his frequent run-ins with the law.

As it turned out, the singer had attended a birthday party in honour of actress, Funke Akindele-Bello’s husband, Abdulrasheed, aka JJC Skillz, the day before at the couple’s home in Amen Estate, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos.

Videos of the event went viral online and Nigerians lambasted the attendees, who were more than 20, and including a former Lagos State governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party in the 2019 governorship election, Babatunde Gbadamosi, for ignoring the social distancing order by the federal and state governments to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Davido begs to have beautiful family painting made by artiste

Davido has shared a beautiful family painting showing all his children and his wife to be, Chioma.

The singer shared the painting done by a young man simply identified as @shoreyarts on Instagram. Never met or seen the young artist before, he tagged him begging to have the painting. He never said he won't pay tho.

''I like tho @shoreyarts get this to me please❤️'', he said while sharing the painting.

Liverpool icon Sir Dalglish tests positive for coronavirus

Liverpool legend Sir Kenny Dalglish has tested positive for coronavirus. The 69-year-old took the test after being admitted to hospital for treatment of an infection. He is currently displaying no symptons, according to a statement released by his family.

It read: “Sir Kenny was admitted to hospital on Wednesday April 8 for treatment of an infection which required intravenous antibiotics.

“In keeping with current procedures, he was subsequently tested for COVID-19 despite having previously displayed no symptoms of the illness. Unexpectedly, the test result was positive but he remains asymptomatic.

“Prior to his admission to hospital, Sir Kenny had chosen to voluntarily self-isolate for longer than the advised period together with his family. He would urge everyone to follow the relevant government and expert guidance in the days and weeks ahead.

“He would like to take this opportunity to thank the brilliant NHS staff, whose dedication, bravery and sacrifice should be the focus of the nation’s attention at this extraordinary time.

China replies Nigeria: We don’t discriminate against foreigners

The Chinese Government has replied Nigeria over accusation of maltreating Nigerians in China.

The government said it did not discriminate against nationals of any country but treats foreigners living in the country the same way as its citizens.

Series of videos emanating from social media suggested that Chinese authorities were maltreating Nigerians in their country.

A tweet by the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria on its Twitter handle @china_emb_ng on Friday, quoted the Chinese Foreign Ministry as saying that the Chinese government was averse to discrimination against foreigners.

Friday, April 10, 2020

WHO advises Africa to use Ebola response in tackling COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, has advised African countries to draw lessons from Ebola readiness to tackle Coronavirus (COVID-19).

WHO, in a statement posted on its website, said many African countries were currently using Ebola and Influenza preparedness to step up their COVID-19 response.

COVID-19 cases in Africa have increased from 10,000 to more than 11,900, with 1,586 recoveries and 608 deaths reported in the past two days.

According to WHO, Tanzania has so far recorded 25 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with one death.

Nigerian doctor who died of coronavirus in the UK died in ICU of hospital where he worked

A heartbroken family has paid tribute to a doctor who "died doing the job he loved - serving others before himself".

Dr Edmond Adedeji died in the intensive care unit of the hospital in which he worked after testing positive for the coronavirus.

Great Western Hospital in Swindon, Wiltshire, described the 62-year-old as a "respected and well-liked member of the team".

He died on April 8 after testing positive for Covid-19.

Nigeria's coronavirus cases rise to 305 as 17 test positive

Seventeen new Coronavirus cases were on Friday night confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Of the positive cases, eight were recorded in Lagos, two in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), three in Kastina, one in Niger, one in Kaduna, one in Anambra and one in Ondo

This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 305.

So far, 58 patients have been discharged and seven deaths recorded.

Saudi Arabia locks down Medina to curb coronavirus

Saudi Arabia has imposed a partial lockdown on the city of Medina.

The measure is part of efforts to curb the spread of coronavirus.

The neighbourhoods affected are: Ash-Shuraybat city, Qurban, al-Jumaa, Banidhafar, some areas of al-Iskan, and Bani Khidrah.

Saudi Arabia’s confirmed cases rose to 3,651 on Friday. Medina has 475 cases.

97-year old UK great grandma beats coronavirus

A 97-year-old woman has become one of the oldest Brits to beat coronavirus after a 14 day fight.

Great-grandmother Joyce Goldstraw, from Leek, Staffordshire, fell ill on March 16 - with her family despairing after she was then diagnosed with COVID-19.

Joyce, who worked as a corporal in the Women’s RAF during the Second World War, received treatment at Macclesfield General Hospital for a fortnight.

Hospital measures to stem the spread of coronavirus meant no access could be granted to friends or family.

Couple who fell in love online met each other for the first time at their wedding

A couple who fell in love online have met in person for the first time at their wedding.

Brit Lisa Mrad, 36, proposed to Yusef Mrad, 30, after three months of chatting on a dating app.

She travelled to his home in Tunisia and they wed within four days, then she flew home to tell stunned relatives.

Lisa said: “On the plane I thought, ‘Oh my God, what am I doing here?’

Three COVID-19 patients discharged in Oyo state

Three COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Oyo state.

The three people who tested positive for coronavirus have been discharged after recovery from the isolation centre in Ibadan, Oyo State.

They were released to their families after testing negative twice to confirm that they have been cured of the virus.

This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo State to five, leaving six as active cases.

Breaking! Ondo state records another COVID-19 case

Ondo state has recorded another COVID-19 case.

This is coming one week after an Army officer that returned from an official assignment in India tested positive to the virus.

The Army officer has since been isolated and receiving treatment while 11 persons are currently under watch.

Ondo Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, who confirmed the second case this evening said the patient has been on admission since Thursday.