Surge testing to be deployed in four new London areas after positive Indian variant cases

People in four new areas of west London are being urged to take coronavirus tests after cases of the Indian variant were discovered to the capital. Surge testing is being rolled out in targeted settings and postcodes within Harrow, Ealing, Hillingdon and Brent from today, public health officials announced. NHS Test and Trace is providing… Continue reading Surge testing to be deployed in four new London areas after positive Indian variant cases

China locks down a city of 11 million people to contain a coronavirus flare-up

China has locked down a city of 11 million people in its northern province of Hebei, in order to contain the country’s worst coronavirus flare-up in months. Residents of Shijiazhuang, a provincial capital close to Beijing, have been barred from leaving the city, as major highways were blocked, train and bus stations closed and flights… Continue reading China locks down a city of 11 million people to contain a coronavirus flare-up

Paul Okoye ‘Rude Boy’ recovers from Coronavirus.

Paul Okoye a.k.a Rude Boy of the defunct Psquare music group, has recovered from Coronavirus.  Recall that the singer had narrated his harrowing experience with Coronavirus day after being diagnosed with the disease.  Sharing an update via a post he shared on his Instastory, Paul disclosed that he tested negative after 11 days. 

Mohamed salah and Mohamed Elneny test positive to corona virus

The Egyptian FA has confirmed that Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah and Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny have tested positive for coronavirus for a second time. Salah has been in self-isolation since Friday when he first tested positive with mild symptoms, while on International duty for Egypt.  Elneny returned a positive Covid-19 test on Monday after arriving in… Continue reading Mohamed salah and Mohamed Elneny test positive to corona virus

300 new cases of corona virus recorded in Nigeria

300 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Sunday November 8, as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).  A breakdown of the new cases is as follows; Lagos-255, FCT-27, Oyo-10, Kaduna-5, Ondo-2, Kano-1.  There are now 64,090 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,154 deaths have been recorded. 59,910 patients… Continue reading 300 new cases of corona virus recorded in Nigeria

First Brit known to have caught coronavirus dies aged 26 in university halls

The first British man known to have caught coronavirus has died following a “tragic accident” at his university. Connor Reed tested positive for Covid-19 in December last year after contracting the virus while working at a college in Wuhan, China. The student, originally from Llandudno, north Wales, beat the killer bug with a “glass of hot whisky… Continue reading First Brit known to have caught coronavirus dies aged 26 in university halls

Cristiano Ronaldo finally test negative to corona virus

Juventus striker, Cristiano Ronaldo has finally tested negative for Coronavirus after three positive tests.  Recall the Portuguese international, 35, first tested positive while on international duty with Portugal on October 13. He returned another positive result last week and was made to take another test earlier this week, which also returned positive.  On Friday, the… Continue reading Cristiano Ronaldo finally test negative to corona virus

CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad test positive to corona virus

Ahmad Ahmad, the president of the Confederation of African Football has tested positive for coronavirus.  “This morning, I’ve been declared positive to Covid19. I have mild symptoms, but I’m well,” he wrote on his Twitter account on Friday, October 30.  According to the Press Release from the football body on Friday, after his arrival in… Continue reading CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad test positive to corona virus

Shops Can Reopen On Monday As Coronavirus Lockdown Eases, Business Secretary Says

Alok Sharma also says the two-metre rule on social distancing is “under review” – but would only be cut “when it is safe to do so”. Shops can reopen on Monday as the government continues to ease the coronavirus lockdown, business secretary Alok Sharma has said.  But the minister did not announce any relaxation of the two-metre… Continue reading Shops Can Reopen On Monday As Coronavirus Lockdown Eases, Business Secretary Says

Top US Doctor Warns ‘Worst Nightmare’ Coronavirus Pandemic Is Far From Over

Dr Anthony Fauci says a lot is still unknown about Covid-19. Describing Covid-19 as his “worst nightmare” come to life, Dr Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said on Tuesday that a lot is still unknown about the coronavirus and warned the ongoing pandemic is far from over. “Oh my goodness. Where is it going to… Continue reading Top US Doctor Warns ‘Worst Nightmare’ Coronavirus Pandemic Is Far From Over