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IOM to help Nigeria reduce COVID-19 risk in IDP camps

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Friday it is extending its water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) operations to decrease the risk of COVID-19...
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Governor of Nigeria’s southern state tests positive for COVID-19

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The governor of Delta state in southern Nigeria, Ifeanyi Okowa, has been confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus. Olisa Ifeajika, the governor...
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Nigeria’s economic hub expands COVID-19 response capacity

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As Nigeria continues to see a surge in the number of COVID-19 cases, authorities in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub and epicenter have expanded...
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Nigeria reports 663 new cases of COVID-19

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Nigeria on Tuesday night reported its highest daily increase of COVID-19 infections with 663 new cases. This brought the total number of...
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Nigeria’s confirmed COVID-19 cases exceed 10,000

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Nigeria confirmed 307 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing its nationwide tally to 10,162. The new cases were reported in 14...
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Nigeria outlines principles for private sector to promote COVID-19 testing

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Nigeria on Tuesday outlined the principles of engagement with private sector laboratories as an important resource to accelerate the availability of COVID-19 testing in...
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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases rise to 2,950, death toll at 98

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The number of coronavirus infections in Nigeria surged to 2,950 after 148 new cases were reported, the country's disease control agency has said. ...
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Nigeria records 245 new cases of COVID-19, highest single-day increase

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Nigerian health authorities on Monday confirmed 245 new cases of COVID-19, the highest single-day increase, taking the tally in the most populous African country...
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Nigeria reports 220 new COVID-19 cases

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Health authorities in Nigeria on late Saturday reported 220 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country's total infections to 2,388. In the latest update, the...
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Number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria exceeds 2,000

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Nigeria confirmed 238 new cases of the COVID-19 late Friday, bringing the total number to 2,170, including 68 deaths and 351 recoveries. ...
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Nigeria reports 204 new COVID-19 cases

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 204 new cases of COVID-19, the highest number reported in a day, bringing the total...
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Nigeria reports highest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases

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Nigeria confirmed Tuesday night 195 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day increase since the most populous African country...
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Nigeria carries out 12,004 COVID-19 tests nationwide so far

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Nigeria has been carrying out tests daily for the novel coronavirus with the total number of tests reaching 12,004, head of the nation's disease...
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COVID-19 cases in Nigeria rise by 91 to 1,273

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The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased by 91 to reach 1,273, according to the latest figures from the health authorities late on Sunday. ...
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Number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria exceeds 1,000

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Nigeria has confirmed 114 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the tally to 1,095, from which 32 deaths have been recorded so far. ...
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Nigeria reports 108 new COVID-19 cases, 981 in total

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 108 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. The new cases had taken...
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Nigeria reports 91 new confirmed cases of COVID-19

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Nigeria's health authorities on Wednesday night reported 91 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 873 in the...
Photo taken on April 9, 2020 shows some of the beds at the isolation centre in Mobolaji Johnson Stadium, Onikan, Lagos State, Nigeria. The Lagos State Government has deployed 60 medical personnel and support staff to the newly commissioned 110 bed space isolation centre where seven COVID-19 patients have been placed on admission. (Xinhua/Emmanuel)

Nigeria reports biggest single-day increase in COVID-19 cases

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Nigeria confirmed Tuesday night 117 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the biggest single-day increase since the most populous African country...
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COVID-19 cases in Nigeria jump to 407 with 12 deaths

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has risen to 407 after 34 new cases were reported, the country's disease control center said. ...
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Nigeria disease control agency calls for use of masks to stem COVID-19 spread

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday issued a formal advisory of using face masks by the public to stem the spread...
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Nigeria’s number of COVID-19 cases rises to 318

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The number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria has risen to 318, with the confirmation of 13 new cases late Saturday, according to health authorities. ...
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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 65

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday night confirmed 14 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the country's total to 65. ...
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Nigeria reports first COVID-19 death

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Health authorities in Nigeria on Monday said the first COVID-19 death has been recorded in the west African nation. According to the...
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Lassa fever death toll hits 161 in Nigeria

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The death toll of Lassa fever in Nigeria has hit 161 involving at least four health workers among the fresh dead victims, local health...
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Death toll reaches 144 from Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria

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Nigeria on Thursday confirmed that the death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak in the country has reached 144. Twelve more people...
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Nigeria confirms 2nd COVID-19 case amid call for protective measures

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Nigeria's Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire on Monday announced a second confirmed case of COVID-19 in the country, calling on citizens take the basic...
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Lassa fever death toll rises to 132 in Nigeria

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The death toll from a Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has risen to 132, with a fatality rate of about 17 percent, according to...
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Lassa fever death toll rises to 118 in Nigeria

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The death toll from the latest outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria has risen to 118, with a case fatality rate of 17.1 percent,...
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11 suspected cases tested negative for COVID-19 in Nigeria

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A total of eleven suspected cases of COVID-19 tested in Nigeria were negative, a senior of official with the Nigeria Center for Disease Control...
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Lassa fever deaths in Nigeria hit 70

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The death toll from the latest round of Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has risen to 70, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC)...