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$2 trillion rescue package passes US Senate, heads to House

The US Senate has unanimously passed the nation’s largest-ever rescue package late Wednesday, a $2 trillion lifeline to suffering Americans, critically depleted hospitals and an economy all ravaged by a rapidly spreading coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus: Anthony Joshua in self isolation after meeting with Prince Charles

World boxing heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, has placed himself in self-isolation following a meeting with Prince Charles, who tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday.

Angela Merkel quarantined after personal doctor tests positive for coronavirus

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel has been quarantined after a doctor who gave her a vaccine tested positive for the coronavirus, her spokesperson said Sunday.

One dies as coronavirus claims first casualty in Ghana

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has announced the death of a coronavirus patient Sunday morning making the country to record its first death to the dreaded virus.

Don’t deceive yourselves, you’re not immune to coronavirus, WHO tells youth

Youth have been warned against thinking that they are immune to the dreaded coronavirus pandemic currently ravaging the world.

Country music exponent, Kenny Rogers Dies at 81

Vocalist, Kenny Rogers, who dominated the pop and country charts in the 1970s and 1980s with a string of sleekly tailored hits and won three Grammys, has died at 81.

25m people across globe may lose jobs to coronavirus pandemic – ILO

The International Labour Congress (ILO) has raised the alarm to the effect that 25 million people across the globe may lose their job to the coronavirus pandemic currently ravaging the world.

Second U.S. Reps McAdams tests positive for coronavirus

Rep Ben McAdams, the second U.S. congressman has disclosed that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

Crude oil dips to lowest price in 17 years, sells for $27/ barrel

Crude oil prices dipped further yesterday, as the global economy continued to reel under the ravaging coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Chinese province of Wuhan reports no new cases

China's health ministry today claimed the coronavirus epicentre of Wuhan and its surrounding Hubei province had no new cases of the deadly contagion which has ripped across the globe.

Nigeria may lose 85% of oil revenue to coronavirus; OPEC, IEA disclose

Nigeria's revenue may crash by up to 85 percent in the coming days following the escalation of coronavirus disease which at the last count has killed no fewer than 7,000 people across the globe.

After contact with carriers, Trump tests negative for coronavirus, White House says

President Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus, according to a statement from the White House.
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COVID 19: Gov Bala Mohammed imposes 14-day lockdown on Bauchi

Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi State has today imposed a 14-day lockdown on Bauchi State.

COVID-19: Adamawa CP directs police to strictly enforce lockdown order

Adamawa State commissioner of police, Audu Madaki has directed police in the command to ensure enforcement of the lockdown order by the state government.

With 4 ventilators Adamawa govt says its well prepared to tame COVID-19

With only four ventilators in its two isolation centres, Adamawa State government has disclosed that it is well prepared to tackle COVID-19 in the state.

Two Kaduna Imams arrested for violating curfew, get N1m bail each

A Kaduna Chief Magistrate Court on has on Monday granted bail of N1 million each to the two clerics and their followers who allegedly violated curfew by conducting congregational prayers last Friday.