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COVID-19: Coronavirus News Update For Monday, April 20, 2020



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Good day, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Coronavirus news headlines for today Monday, April 20th, 2020.

Below is a roundup of top stories on the COVID-19 disease

Coronavirus: Coronavirus End Already Near – Pastor Adeboye

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has revealed that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic would soon end.

Daddy G.O., as he is fondly called by members of the RCCG, disclosed this during Sunday’s service by the RCCG aired live by the DOVE Television.

He, however, urged Nigerians and the world not to relax in its fight against the deadly virus.

Adeboye said: “The journey to normalcy has begun. Very soon, your pastors will return to their duty posts. I have perhaps one more Sunday to spend with you (televised broadcast), then, everything will return to normal.”

COVID-19: Full List Of Coronavirus Test Centres In Lagos

The Lagos State Government has announced Coronavirus (COVID-19) test centres in its 20 Local Government Areas(LGAs).

Naija News reports the Lagos State Government said in a tweet on its official handle on Sunday, April 19 that a visit to the Coronavirus centres is ‘strictly” by appointment, not emergency.

To book the appointment, residents were told to make requests through at the COVID-19 test centre closest to them.

Nigeria Records 86 Coronavirus Cases, 70 In Lagos

Nigeria has recorded 86 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the West African country.

Naija News reports that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed this in a series of tweets on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Sunday evening, April 19.

According to the NCDC, of the eighty-six new coronavirus cases recorded on Sunday evening, seventy were detected in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, seven in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, three in Katsina, three in Akwa Ibom, one in Jigawa, one in Bauchi and one in Borno State, northern Nigeria.

Source: Naija News

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.