As we enter year 2022, this report takes a sweeping look at the emergence of Covid-19 and year 2021, in numbers.
The federal government has again declared 132 Nigerians as "persons of interest" for violating the COVID-19 travel protocol by evading the mandatory 7-day quarantine for persons arriving from restricted countries.
Disturbed by the resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government(FG) has announced the re-imposition of new restrictions, curfew, bans and all extant control measures aimed at mitigating the impact of the deadly virus.
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Health Protection Regulations 2021 with an order making wearing of nose masks compulsory for everybody in the country. Buhari also ordered the police, army, civil defence and other security agencies to patrol the country, arrest and prosecute any defaulter of the law.
The President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government has ordered the purchase of 10 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccines. This was revealed by the Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce, PTF, on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha during a media chat in Abuja on Monday.
Control Cancer Initiative Nigeria (CCIN), a non-governmental organization, has concluded arrangements to screen 200 high risk men for the quantitative Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) as part of this year’s efforts to mark the “Movember” Male Cancer Awareness Campaign.
Dr. Femi Oladeji, the Chief Plastic Surgeon at LekkiHill Hospital (Home of LekkiHill Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery) has stated that the surgical procedure is not for the rich and affluent alone as many believe.
With the rising number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Edo State, the government has urged residents to support efforts to contain the pandemic by observing social distancing and complying with all directives against the spread of the virus, including the compulsory use of facemasks and regular hand washing.
As part of measures to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and safeguard the wellbeing of Edo people, the state government has intensified Active Case Search (ACS) activities in Edo, testing over 9626 residents and decontaminating homes and offices of about 2167 confirmed cases in the state.
The Edo State Government has urged residents to strictly adhere to set guidelines to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as the death toll for the virus hits 77.