Covid-19 Update: Secondary Schools Partially Reopen In Nigeria

According to the latest figures GISTHUBCITY gathered 18,543,662 cases have been detected worldwide, with 700,683 deaths and 11,143,031 people recovered.

South Africa: 521,318 cases / 8,884 deaths

Egypt: 94,752 cases / 4,912

Nigeria: 44,433 cases / 910 deaths

Brief update.

Nigeria secondary schools partially reopen

A student sanitizes his hands after resuming his studies at Access International Schools, in Magboro, Ogun State, southwest Nigeria, on Tuesday. Secondary schools across the country have reopened following the government’s partial removal of a suspension imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The lifting of restrictions allows only the exit classes to return to school, especially students preparing to take the West African Examination Council (WAEC) exam, which is scheduled to start on 17 August.

VP of Zimbabwe was names as new health minister by the president

Emmerson Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe president, appointed his deputy Constantino Chiwenga as the new health minister on Tuesday, making him with reforming a decaying health sector amid a rise in Covid-19 infections going on and strikes by health workers.

The president replaces Chiwenga with Obaddiah Moyo, who was removed from post last month after allegations of corruption occurred.

Chiwenga appointed in order to stabilize, restructure and reform the national healthcare system, this statement was released by the government.

The main opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) immediately criticised the appointment, saying Chiwenga was not the right man for the job in a time of the coronavirus pandemic.

Zimbabwe has recorded more than 4,000 Covid-19 cases and 80 deaths and health officials say infections will continue to rise for sometime.

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