Tags : Coronavirus

Covid-19 Update: UK Daily Cases Surpass 200,000

The UK government has logged in its highest daily total since the pandemic began at 218,724. With this, the coronavirus tally of the UK has now reached 13,641,520.  The government also confirmed an additional 48 coronavirus-related fatalities. According to the official release, the total number of deaths due to the disease in Britain has now […]Read More

Infographics: Tracking Omicron Variant

The Omicron coronavirus variant has been detected in at least 19 countries since November 24. On Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the global risk from the spread of Omicron was “very high” due to the multiple mutations in the variants spike protein. The organization has since urged 194 member nations to speed the delivery of vaccinations […]Read More

Kenya Imposes New Covid-19 Lockdown Restrictions

Following a hike in infection rates, Kenya has imposed an indefinite lockdown as announced by the President on Friday, April 3, 2021. President Uhuru Kenyatta also announced a ban on all inland travel in the capital Nairobi and international travels to and from the UK and some other countries. Kenya’s Covid-19 positivity rate has jumped […]Read More

Experts Warn Vaccinated Persons Must Still Wear Face Masks

Experts are saying transmission of the novel coronavirus is still possible as scientists do not know how long vaccine-induced immunity will last or transmission can occur within the window between doses. Despite the manufacturers of the COVID vaccine recommending a delay of no more than three weeks between the two required doses, the UK and […]Read More

3.9M COVAX in Nigeria: Ogun Gets 100,000 Doses

Of the 3.92 million doses of AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine received by the Federal Government, a total of 50,000  has been delivered to Ogun state. The governor, who received the vaccines at the Governor’s office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, after the arrival of the state team led by Commissioner of Health, Dr Tomi Coker said another batch […]Read More

Covid-19: COVAX Delivers Its First Batch Of Vaccines To Ghana

According to new reports, Ghana has become the first country to receive coronavirus vaccines through the Covax vaccine-sharing initiative. The World Health Organization (WHO) through the COVAX initiative aims to deliver about two billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines globally, to ensure fair sharing of vaccines among all nations. Many rich nations were recently accused of […]Read More

Covid 19: Two Compulsory Tests For All UK Arrivals

If you have plans to travel to the UK anytime soon, you might need to be prepaid for the UK’s new arrival rules. All travellers to the UK would now be required to take two coronavirus tests while quarantining. The new testing policy comes amid concern about new variants entering the country that are more […]Read More

Crowd At Heathrow Airport Spark Social Distancing Concerns

New pictures of a mammoth crowd with limited social distancing at the Heathrow Airport has sparked serious concerns for the apparent risk of the spread of coronavirus. One picture was posted by former British ambassador Sir Peter Westmacott was captioned: “T2 Heathrow Friday afternoon. No ventilation. Long delays. Super spreading.” This pictures and videos found […]Read More