Tags : Covid-19 Cases in Nigeria

FG Earmark N396 Billion for COVID-19 Vaccine In 2021-2022

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr Zainab Ahmed, has said  that the Federal Government had budgeted N396 billion for the provision of the COVID-19 vaccine in the 2022 Appropriation. She noted that the request which is being prepared to be passed down to the national assembly as a supplementary budget for COVID-19 […]Read More

2021 Week 13: COVID-19 Cases Drops To Over 700

Nigeria, in the thirteen week of 2021, recorded a total of 722 cases of COVID-19 was reported. On average, the country had over 103.1 daily records of cases between March 26th and April 1st, 2021. According to Nigerian Center for Disease Control, the country had recorded a total number of 113 on Friday, 26th of […]Read More

2021 Week 12: COVID-19 Cases Drops To Over 800

Nigeria, in the twelfth week of 2021, recorded a total of 866 cases of COVID-19. On average, the country had over 123.7 daily records of cases between March 19th and March 25th, 2021. According to Nigerian Center for Disease Control, the country had recorded a total number of 130 cases on Friday, 19th of March. […]Read More

2021 Week 10: Nigeria Reports Over 2000 Cases

The total cases of COVID-19 reported in Nigeria was 2,233 – an average of 319 reported daily. This is a drop from over 3000 and 4000 cases recorded in week 9 and week 8. At the end of  Friday, March 5th, the total reported case of COVID-19 was 371. This however dropped to 195 and […]Read More

2021 Week 9: Weekly Reported Cases Continues To Drop

The total number of reported COVID-19 cases dropped to 3,193 against the over 4000 and 6000 cases reported on week 8 and 7 respectively. The average number of reported cases per day also dropped to 456.1 per day. The Nigerian Center For Disease Control announced 600 cases on Friday, 26th of February. This dropped to […]Read More

3.9M COVAX: 5 States Received 29% Of AstraZeneca Vaccine

Out of the 36 states, five states received a larger share of the 3.92 million Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine secured by the Nigerian government. Since commencement of the distribution of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Nigeria, Lagos, Kano, Abuja, Kaduna and Plateau has received a total of  1.14million doses. This, according to calculations, is about 29 percent of […]Read More

UPDATE: 18 Countries Suspend Use Of AstraZeneca Vaccine

No fewer than 18 countries have suspended the use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine administration across the world after reports of blood clots in people vaccinated were reported. The suspension is coming despite the World Health Organisation(WHO) and European regulators expressing confidence in its safety. Twentyten had earlier reported that 9 countries suspended the administration of […]Read More

2021 Week 11: Weekly Record Drops To Over 1,000

The number of COVID-19 cases recorded in the eleventh week of 2021 totalled 1,463. This is a drop from over 2,000 and 3,000 cases recorded in week 10 and week 9 consecutively. The average number of cases recorded per day.  At the beginning of the week, 399 cases were recorded on Friday. This subsequently dropped to […]Read More

3.9M COVAX: Abuja, Adamawa, C’River Receive Doses

Three more states in Nigeria have received their doses of the 3.94 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the Federal Government. The three states received a total sum of 329,920 doses of the vaccine.  The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, with  over 19,400 cases received 219,800 doses. While Adamawa and Cross River with over […]Read More

Covid-19: Nigeria’s New Law Prescribes 6 Months Jail Term For

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a new law that prescribes a 6-month jail term for anyone who is caught in public without a mask on. The new law designed to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic is targeted at forcing people to take safety protocols more seriously. The chairman of the Presidential Task Force on […]Read More