President Muhammadu Buhari announced on Monday, April 13, a 14-day extension to ongoing lockdowns in Lagos, Abuja, and Ogun state to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The new coronavirus was introduced into Nigeria on February 25, 2020, by an Italian engineer traveling from Milan (a European center of the virus outbreak) via Istanbul to Lagos on Turkish Airlines. Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821, repeated it. “As announced earlier by the Minister of Health, I wish to inform you that all that the 40 contacts of the index case under quarantine have tested negative to a series of tests for Coronavirus, including the second positive case which was a contact of the index case. This was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, on Thursday during a press conference on the update on COVID-19 in the state. New report details Trump effort to seize thousands of acres of private land for border wall. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, made this known at a press briefing on Friday in Abeokuta. ALAN Durning in his book, How Much Is Enough? Ogun State Commissioner for Health. He said; The increase in the number of States with positive cases is alarming. The governor disclosed that arrest and compulsory quarantine of facemasks violators became an in view of the fact that the total number of detected COVID-19 cases in Ogun has risen from the previous 12 to 29 victims as at Thursday 23rd April, 2020. This second phase, therefore, will reflect the lessons learnt in better organization, improved process of distribution, and delivery to the vulnerable groups, aged and indigent”. Event. As Dr. Amarachukwu Allison examined the Italian patient who walked into her consulting room in Ogun state, Nigeria, complaining of flu-like symptoms, … He records that the world throws away at le... 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The Ogun government says it has discharged the 40 persons said to have had contact with the index case, an Italian who visited Nigeria. Three coronavirus patients have been discharged by the Ogun State government from one of its isolation centres between Wednesday and Thursday. HotForex Wins The 2020 “Forex Trading Platform Of The Year” Award At The Businessday 8th Annual Banks & Other Financial Institutions Awards. 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This was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, on Thursday during a press conference on the update on COVID-19 in the state. The patient, an Italian citizen who works in Nigeria and just returned from Milan, Italy on the 25th of February 2020, was confirmed to have the COVID-19 virus by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Friday. Update: Lagos, Ogun identify 100 people who had contact with Coronavirus patient. “We will also begin to distribute face masks to those who cannot afford to buy, in addition to other materials to our vulnerable groups across the State”. Giving an update on the situation yesterday at Ewekoro, Ogun State, the Industrial Director of Larfarge Africa Plc, Mr. Segun Soyoye, said the guest house where the Italian stayed and the vehicles including the ambulance used to convey him had been sealed off. 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Coker said the development had brought the total […] If we add this to the first phase which covers over 100,000 households, it means that at the end of this second phase, we will have covered almost 200,000 households, and almost 1 Million individuals”. “Let me state clearly that we will not tolerate any diversion or subversion by any individual or group. On the window of relaxation during the lockdown, the governor said, “let me say that we appreciate the continued patience, cooperation and perseverance of our people in the past days of the lockdown”. Coker further said the state was working closely with the Port Health Services to ensure close monitoring and screening of vehicles and individuals coming through the borders. The president of the federal republic of Nigeria, President Buhari has extended the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja by 2 weeks. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, made this known at a press briefing on Friday in Abeokuta. In details of the order released by the presidency, Buhari said, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, he issued the Covid-19 Regulations, 2020 on 30th March, 2020, by which he declared Covid-19 a … “We have always encouraged the use of face mask but let me add that with the reality facing us, the use of face mask in public by all individuals in Ogun State is now compulsory as from Friday, 1st May 2020”. T his was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, on Thursday during a press conference on the update on COVID-19 in the state. Ogun state government has said that the whole facility of Lafarge Africa Plc, cement factory in Ewekoro has been quarantined. Three coronavirus patients have been discharged by the Ogun State government from one of its isolation centres between Wednesday and Thursday. “For this reason, they have all been allowed to go home and reunite with their families. President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday night, signed the Quarantine Order on COVID-19. Welcome! Ogun State government on Friday declared that any resident of the state caught without wearing facemask will be arrested and quarantined for 14 days beginning from 1st of May, 2020. Abayomi noted that the index case (Italian man) is still in quarantine. Fitch revises Coronation Merchant Bank’s Outlook to Stable; Affirms IDR rating at ‘B-’, Godfrey Okoye University and Its Culture of Cleanliness. “As we enter another week of the lockdown, we appreciate the fact that we must continue to strike a delicate balance between the health safety and economic well-being of our people. “We can safely say that Covid-19 has been contained in Ogun state,” she said. This therefore means that we must all continue to take cognizance of the health safety and recommendations we have issued earlier”. The Ogun state government has shut down Lafarge cement factory in the Ewekoro area of the state and placed at least 28 persons who came in contact with Nigeria’s first coronavirus patient under quarantine. Dr Amara Allison, who was on duty, examined the patient and ordered that he be isolated immediately. She advocated for regular hand washing with flowing water or the use of alcohol-based sanitisers, just as she advised two meters distance be maintained from anyone with fever, cough or sneezing. 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