Spanish health ministry reports 832 deaths in 24 hours, bringing the toll to 5,690, as fatalities worldwide exceed 27,000. Spain’s death toll from the coronavirus pandemic jumped to 5,690 on Saturday, with 832 fatalities in the past 24 hours, according to the health ministry.
Following the two confirmed cases of coronavirus in the Enugu State, the government has ordered the closure of all land borders and inter-state transportation until further notice.
Nigeria is among six African countries with the highest number of COVID-19 cases, the World Health Organisation chart shows.
The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has ordered a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the state after two new confirmed cases were confirmed and 84 new suspected infections discovered.
Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said a vehicle moving improvised explosive devices to a nearby state caused the explosion that rocked Akure, the state capital.
The Governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has sacked his Special Assistant on Digital Media, Muritala Adigun, for allegedly feeding the public with misleading information.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has warned that the Nigerian economy may slide into recession if the coronavirus pandemic continues for the next six months.
Policemen attached to the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit are in the eye of the storm after forcibly shutting down shops that defied the state government’s directive.
Nigeria has recorded 11 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 81.
The Nigeria Disease Control Centre made this known late on Friday.