COVID-19 : Confirmed Cases Reaches Over 1000 in Ghana

Ghana records more  COVID-19 cases as confirmed by The Ghana Health Service. This will bring Ghana’s total case count to 1024 as at April 20th. Total samples tested so far now stands at 68,591 with 1.52 % testing positive which represents 1024 patients. The results of these backlog of samples when released does not mean the number of new cases recorded on the day of the report.  Regions that have reported cases are Greater Accra, Ashanti, Central, Eastern, Western, Volta, Northern, North East, Upper East, and Upper West. 99 patients…

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11 More COVID-19 Patients Discharged In Nigeria

Eleven more people have recovered from coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been discharged in Lagos State. This brings the total number of people discharged in Nigeria to 20 as at Thursday, April 2, while two deaths were recorded. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced this in a series of tweets on Thursday. He revealed that the persons – two females and nine males – have fully recovered and have tested negative for COVID-19, weeks after they tested positive for the disease. Following their recovery, Sanwo-Olu revealed that the 11 persons were…

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NCDC Warns Nigerians Against Misuse of Chloroquine For Corona Virus

The Nigeria Center For Disease Control (NCDC) has insisted that Chloroquine has not been approved as a cure for the coronavirus disease. The NCDC said this in a tweet on Wednesday while also warning Nigerians against self-medicating with the drug. “Please remember that the use of chloroquine and its derivatives for the management of coronavirus disease has NOT been validated and approved. Self-medication can cause harm and lead to death. Do not misuse drugs,” the tweet read. There has been controversy over whether or not the anti-malarial drug, Chloroquine can…

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