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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

"There May Never be any Show till there's vaccine for Covid 19" - Jude Okoye

   Music executive Jude Okoye has adviced artistes who depends solely on shows and concerts to survice to prepare for the long holiday. His tweets below

Peru Records Second baby in world born with coronavirus

    A baby born with coronavirus in Peru is the second such case in the world, medics say. The newborn caught the virus through the placenta while he was in his mother’s womb.    But the mum had not been displaying Covid-19 symptoms and had no idea she was carrying the disease.Doctors are said to have discovered both mum and baby had coronavirus during hospital tests, when results came back positive.   The baby boy is said to be doing “well” after he was born by C-section yesterday at the Alto Mayo hospital in Moyobamba, in the country's northern San Martin Region.

16 Coronavirus Patients Discharged in Lagos

Twenty new cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria

Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows: 13 in Lagos 2 in Edo 2 in Kano 2 in Ogun 1 in Ondo As at 09:50 pm 13th April there are 343 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 91 have been discharged with 10 deaths No. of states with confirmed cases:19

Messi honours health workers fighting coronavirus crisis

       Barcelona captain Lionel Messi paid tribute to health workers across the world amid the coronavirus pandemic. arca superstar Messi showed his support following the end of the World Health Worker Week, which concluded on Saturday. "Yesterday the World Health Worker Week came to an end and, together with @unicef, I want to express my deepest gratitude for the work they do," Messi – a record six-time Ballon d'Or winner – wrote via Instagram on Sunday. "Anonymous heroes who endure long days and nights away from their families, so that ours can be safe from #COVID19. "For continuing, despite everything, their noble commitment to caring for pregnant women, and keeping children and adolescents protected. #YoMeQuedoEnCasa #StayAtHome #Unicef."

Trump's developer friend Stanley Chera dies of coronavirus

    A friend and donor to President Donald Trump who the president had said was in a coma and seriously ill after becoming infected with the coronavirus has died. Stanley I. Chera's death Saturday was reported by The Real Deal, which covers the New York real estate industry. Chera was in his late 70s.    A White House official on Sunday confirmed Chera's identity and ties to the president.  “I have some friends that are unbelievably sick,” Trump said. “We thought they were going in for a mild stay. And, in one case, he’s unconscious — in a coma. And you say, ‘How did that happen?’”

Israel's former chief rabbi dies of coronavirus

  Israel's former chief rabbi Eliahou Bakshi-Doron, who was known for promoting interfaith dialogue, died Sunday of the new coronavirus, the Shaare Tzedek hospital in Jerusalem said. Bakshi-Doron, 79, was the Sephardic chief rabbi of Israel between 1993 and 2003. Born in Jerusalem in 1941, he was chief rabbi of the northern port city of Haifa for 18 years before being elected chief rabbi of Israel.

Drogba offers hospital for coronavirus treatment

        Didier Drogba has offered his Laurent Pokou hospital to the fight against coronavirus in his country.  Four persons have died in the COVID-19 outbreak in Ivory Coast out of 533 cases.     The hospital the football legend has offered is in Abidjan, the commercial capital.  The head of the city’s regional council, Vincent Toh Bi thanked Drogba for the gesture.    “We thank Drogba for this gift considered as an act of patriotism,” Toh Bi said.The centre, located in the Attecoube district, is not yet in a working state. However, it can be used in a period of crisis.

Five new cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria

Five new cases of #COVID19 have been reported as follows: 2 in Lagos 2 in Kwara 1 in Katsina As at 09:10 pm 12th April there are 323 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 85 have been discharged with 10 deaths There are 19 states with confirmed cases in Nigeria

Justice Minister of Somalia dies of coronavirus

      The justice minister of Somalia's autonomous Hirshabelle state, Khalif Mumin Tohow, has died after contracting the novel coronavirus, the second recorded death in the country.      Tohow died on Sunday in Mogadishu's Martini hospital a day after he tested positive for COVID-19 in the town of Jowhar, the administrative capital of Hirshabelle.Ali Gudlawe Hussein, vice president of Hirshabelle, confirmed his death. According to local media, Tohow, who was Somali-British, travelled to the United Kingdom in February before he came back to the Horn of Africa nation.

Lagos Discharge 5 More Coronavirus Patients

UK actor, Tim Brooke-Taylor dies of coronavirus

     Tim Brooke-Taylor, the comedy star best known for The Goodies, has died aged 79 after contracting coronavirus. In a statement, his agent said: "It is with great sadness that we announce Tim's death early today from Covid-19.     "We will remember him for so much but must just mention The Goodies and I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue. He was a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4's I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue for over 40 years, often alongside Graeme Garden.

'I owe the medics my life' - UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

         Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he owes his life to the staff of Britain's state-run National Health Service, in his first comments since being released from intensive care for treatment for COVID-19.   Johnson, 55, was taken to St Thomas's Hospital in central London a week ago, suffering from persistent symptoms of the disease caused by the new coronavirus. On April 6 he was moved into intensive care, where he remained until April 9. "I can't thank them enough. I owe them my life," Johnson said of the staff at the hospital. Johnson was back on his feet by Friday, taking short walks between periods of rest, in what his office described as the early stage of recovery.   Britain's COVID-19 death toll neared 10,000 on Saturday, the fifth highest national number globally, after officials reported another 917 hospital deaths.

13 new cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria

13 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 11 in Lagos, 1 in Delta & 1 in Kano As at 9:30pm 11th April, there are 318 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. 70 have been discharged with 10 deaths There are 19 states with confirmed cases in Nigeria

Lagos Discharge 4 More Coronavirus Patients

"I have stopped smoking weed" - Willow Smith Reveals Amid Coronavirus

      Willow Smith revealed that she has quit smoking weed amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a recent episode of  Red Table Talk , Willow, mother Jada Pinkett-Smith and grandmother Adrienne Banfield-Norris discussed their experiences battling addiction. Smith announced that she had decided to stop her “excessive” weed smoking revealing she had not smoked THC in three months. “When I stopped smoking it was a really big, like, eye opener,” she began. “There are so many people that I called friends in my life who kind of like... [drifted away]. It really made me think like, ‘This is really interesting.’”  Smith also admitted that after she quit smoking, she found a way channel that energy into other things like exercise.

Coronavirus : Babyface and Family Test Positive, Recover

Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds' birthday came with a double dose of good news Friday. Not only did the singer and producer celebrate another year, but he also announced on Twitter that he and his family have recovered from coronavirus after initially testing positive. "I feel so blessed to be able to celebrate another birthday. I tested positive for Covid19, as did my family. It's an incredibly scary thing to go through my friends. I'm happy to report we have now tested negative and are on our way back to full health," Edmonds tweeted. Edmonds also announced he'd perform with fellow legendary producer Teddy Riley on Instagram Live April 18 at 9 p.m. ET.

Seven New Coronavirus patients discharged in Lagos

Lady Gaga announces star-studded Coronavirus benefit Online Concert

       Pop music superstar Lady Gaga has announced a worldwide telecast featuring Paul McCartney, Lizzo, Billie Eilish and others to support healthcare workers responding to the global coronavirus outbreak.      The event, called “One World: Together at Home,” will be shown on multiple television and digital networks around the world on April 18. It will be hosted by late-night television comedians Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert. Organizers already have raised $35 million to help with the crisis, Gaga said.     The money will benefit WHO’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. Their goal is to raise funds in advance of the upcoming telecast so viewers can “sit back and enjoy the show you all deserve,” she said. The event will feature appearances and performances by Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Chris Martin, David Beckham, Elton John, John Legend, Keith Urban, Stevie Wonder and others