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Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba, on Monday, announced the confirmation two new cases of COVID-19 in the state by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The latest confirmation takes the total number of cases in the state to Eight.
This is contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the governor on Media and Publicity, Mr. Bala Dan-Abu in Jalingo.
“Gov. Ishaku wishes to announce the confirmation of two more cases of Coronavirus infection in the state.
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Nigeria on Monday recorded 64 new cases of coronavirus.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, confirmed this in a post on its official Twitter page.
As at Monday, April 27, the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria stands at 1,337.
The tweet read: “COVID-19 reported; 34 cases in Lagos, 15 in FCT, 11 in Borno, two in Taraba and two in Gombe.
“As at 11:20pm April 27, 1,337 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Nigeria.
“Discharged: 255, deaths: 40.”
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Nigerian actor and comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka who shared a post announcing his death wrote on his page; “If tears could build a stairway and memories were a lane, we would walk right up to heaven and bring you back again. “
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The evident chaotic nature of the ‘self-styled’ megacity notwithstanding, Lagos means different things to diverse people from across the globe, depending on individuals’ point of view.
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The renowned actress, who is also a businesswoman, made this known on her Instagram page @chikaike, where she stated that “with the extension of the Covid-19 lockdown, it has been difficult for most people to feed”.
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Amazon’s globetrotting CEO Jeff Bezos has been pulled back into the company’s day-to-day operations by the coronavirus, according to a new report.
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New research from the DHS Science and Technology directorate found that high humidity, temperatures, and sunlight kills the virus in saliva droplets on non-porous surfaces and in the air.
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