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NOA Seeks Partnership With Churches, Other Stakeholders To Tackle COVID-19

SThe National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Thursday in Owerri said it would partner with Churches and other stakeholders in the state to tackle the challenges posed by COVID-19. The State

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COVID-19: “Directives on Churches, Mosque, Markets, Social Gatherings Still enforce in Imo” –Prof Iwu

The Chairman of Imo State COVID-19 Task Force, Prof. Maurice Iwu, has expressed concern over rising cases of coronavirus in the state and called for holistic approach to combating the

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BREAKING: Tennis Star Djokovic Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic said Tuesday he has tested positive for coronavirus, joining a slew of other infected players who took part in an exhibition tennis tournament in

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COVID-19: Former IMHA Contestant Extends Palliatives to Isiala Mbano Indigenes …salutes Uzodimma’s efforts to contain virus

By Ikenna Orioha. Hon. Ezenna Nnanyereugo Okoro, who formerly contested for Isiala Mbano State Constituency Seat under APC, has given his people palliative food items to help them assuage coronavirus

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More Than Six Million COVID-19 Cases Confirmed Worldwide

More than six million cases of the novel coronavirus have been officially recorded worldwide, two-thirds of them in Europe and the United states, according to an AFP tally on Saturday.

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South Africa To Ease Lockdown From June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday a further easing of South Africa’s coronavirus lockdown from June 1, allowing the vast majority of the economy to return to full capacity. South Africa

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New-York Times Marks Grim US Virus Milestone With Front Page Victim List

As the United States approached 100,000 coronavirus deaths, The New York Times on Sunday marked the grim milestone with a stark memorial on its front page — one-line obituaries for

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SCIN Launches Awareness, Advocacy Campaign Against Coronavirus …seeks support from individuals, corporate entities

 Ikenna Orioha, Owerri. South -East Coronavirus Intervention Network, SCIN, has launched awareness and advocacy campaign to sensitize the people of South- East on measures to prevent Coronavirus Pandemic which is

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Imo State Bloggers Holds Webinar on Covid19 Misinformation May 21

Members of Imo State Bloggers Association (ISBA) are warming up for a Webinar to enlighten bloggers, social media influencers and other members of the public on the dangers of misinformation

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Federal High Court Releases Guidelines For Virtual Proceedings

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court has released guidelines and practice directions authorising judges to adopt virtual proceedings for court cases in all its judicial divisions. The Chief

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Imo Covid-19 Task Force To Arrest Motorists For Violating Directives

Taxi cabs to carry 4 passengers only (driver and 3 persons) Tricycles; 3 persons only (driver and 2 persons) While Bus Imo are to carry 5 passengers only (driver and

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Coronavirus Not a Death Sentence – Prof. Iwu

Chairman, Imo COVID-19 Task Force, Prof. Maurice Iwu says that Coronavirus is not a death sentence as long as people take precautionary measures instructed by public health authorities. Iwu made

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Study Confirms Coronavirus Test Touted By Trump Produces Many False Negatives

A rapid coronavirus test touted by President Donald Trump and used to test White House officials produces false negatives in almost half of all cases, according to new study by

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Imo State Inaugurates Covid-19 Task Team on Emergency Response to Petrol, Food Products Movement

Owerri, May 13, 2020 The National Joint Technical Task Team on Emergency response to COVID-19 on challenges of Food and Agricultural inputs movement into Imo state has been inaugurated. Imo

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Coronavirus Lockdowns Could Spark Rise in HIV Infections, Experts Warn

If lockdowns and stay-at-home orders are succeeding in slowing the spread of the coronavirus, health experts warn that the measures could unintentionally undermine efforts to contain another potentially deadly disease:

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US Officials Warn Against “COVID-19 Parties”, says Lot Are Yet Unknown About the Virus

Officials in the northwestern US state of Washington on Wednesday expressed concern over reports of people organizing “COVID-19 parties” to intentionally spread the virus. “Gathering in groups in the midst

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IMF Marks Kenya, Uganda as Latest to Receive Help Against Pandemic

The IMF on Wednesday approved a $739 million emergency loan for Kenya and $491.5 million for Uganda, as the East African countries deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Both face severe

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COVID-19: Key Symptoms, Difference Between Self-Isolation, Quarantine, Distancing, Must Do and Donts If In Contact With A Positive Patient

There have been several misconceptions about the disease and without knowing the symptoms many persons have been misdiagnosed, leaving them in more danger of dying from the disease. Below are

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France Begins Testing of Nicotine to Ascertain Ability to Prevent Coronavirus

Nicotine could protect people from contracting the coronavirus, according to new research in France, where further trials are planned to test whether the substance could be used to prevent or

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COVID-19: Aji Community Jubilates as Evans Edozie, Others Donate Palliatives Worth Millions Of Naira

In a clear display of milk of human kindness and in a bid to ameliorate the sufferings of the people of Aji Community in Oru West Local Government Area of

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Lockdown: Imo NYSC Presents Palliative Items to Less-privileged Children

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Imo has under its Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) Scheme presented palliatives to the Nigerian Red Cross Motherless Babies Home in Owerri.

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COVID-19: Obilo gives relief food items to Umuchieze natives

Ikenna orioha Dr Livinus Iwuozo Obilo, a super philanthropist, who based in the United States of America, has given food items worth millions of Niara to the people of Umuchieze-

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New Study Suggests Coronavirus Survives Longer In The Air

A new study examining air samples from hospital wards with COVID-19 patients has found the virus can travel up to 13 feet (four meters) — twice the distance current guidelines

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Police Arrest Funke Akindele, Ask Naira Marley To Report Self Over Violations

The police have arrested Nollywood actress and producer, Funke Akindele, in Lagos State. The Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos, Bala Elkana, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday. He

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COVID-19: UK PM Boris Johnson Admitted To Hospital

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to hospital on Sunday for tests, his office said, 10 days after he tested positive for coronavirus. Johnson, 55, announced he had mild

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