Welcome to the coverage of the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) update for today as the world grapples with the pandemic.
More than 678,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in over 190 countries and territories of the world, resulting in approximately 31,700 deaths. More than 146,000 people have since recovered.
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Nigeria Confirms More Coronavirus Cases After Buhari’s Broadcast
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Sunday night confirmed 14 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total to 111.
Concise News reports that nine of the latest cases are in Lagos and five are in the country’s capital, Abuja.
“Fourteen new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 9 in Lagos and 5 in FCT,” the health agency tweeted.
Tinubu Donates N200m For Fight Against Coronavirus
National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has donated N200m to counter the coronavirus pandemic in Nigeria.
In a statement he personally signed, Tinubu said N100m of the donation would be donated to the Lagos State Government while the remaining N100m would go to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The former governor of Lagos said, “We could not do so this year but by God’s grace we will do so again.”
Buhari’s Minister Seeks God’s Healing, Protection
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy in Nigeria, Isa Ali Ibrahim, has prayed for healing for all those that have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Concise News reports that the Sheikh Pantami begged God to “bring an end to this pandemic”.
Pantami unleashed these prayers on Sunday on his known Twitter handle.
Pastor Adeboye Reveals Those Who Will Die Due To Coronavirus
astor Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has said those who will die due to coronavirus are people whose appointed time has come.
Adeboye, who disclosed this during a live broadcast at his Church, stated that he got the revelation from God.
Delivering a sermon titled “Peace Be Still” Pastor Adeboye said: “When I spoke to my daddy about my pains on those who are dying of the virus around the world, He assured me that; only those whose appointed time has come will die, so when your appointed time has not come, relax and enjoy your holiday.”
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