Ihekweazu was reacting to the Dallas, Texas resident who recently returned from Nigeria and tested positive to the disease.
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Professor Augustine Umoh, the Commissioner for Health, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Uyo on Tuesday.
A statement by Mr Sa’ad Aluko, the Director-General of the Hospital Board Management on Tuesday in Ilorin said that this would enable the facility to offer more efficient services and attend to patients with special needs.
In a joint statement posted on WHO website, the UN agencies said the project, called INITIATE2, would develop solutions such as disease-specific field facilities and kits.
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The donations were made on behalf of the Chief of Staff to the Governor of Lagos State, Tayo Ayinde, and Imam Hakeem Kosoko of Lagos State Secretariat Mosque.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, on Monday in Kano.
Odunola, who made the clarification while speaking with newsmen in Ilorin, said that “such rumours were peddled by unscrupulous elements to discourage people from taking care of their health.”
Abayomi made the disclosure through his Facebook account @ProfAkinolaAbayomi, on Monday while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for the period.
The Federal Government on Sunday put six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on red alert following the emergence and possible rising cases of the Delta variant of COVID-19 infection.
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control reported 203 additional COVID-19 cases and one COVID-19 related death.
She, however, warned Nigerian researchers in the nation’s ivory towers and other herbal medicine practitioners to desist from parading unverified medicinal products as suitable for the cure of COVID-19, without NAFDAC approval.
The Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr. Emmanuel Obi, confirmed this in a statement on Saturday.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known on its official website on Sunday morning.
Ihekweazu said this on Saturday in Abuja at a webinar for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2021 Batch B members.
The viral illness was found in a US resident, who recently travelled from Nigeria and currently hospitalised in Dallas.
The NCDC made the disclosure on its official website handle on Saturday morning.
The Chairman of the Livestocks Market, Alhaji Danladi Abubakar, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu.
This is contained in a statement in Ado-Ekiti, jointly signed by Dr Oyebanji Filani, Commissioner for Health and Human Services and Mr Akin Omole, Commissioner for Information and Value Orientation.
A source at the school said five staff have also been confirmed to have the disease, according to the highly respected newspaper.