30 Sep COVID-19 Update
Nigeria recorded 187 new cases on Tuesday; till date, 58, 647 cases have been confirmed, with 49, 937 recoveries and 1111 deaths; 509,555 of Nigeria’s 200 million have been tested.
* The Presidential Task Force again warns against being misled about low daily cases into complacency; calls for more testing in states
* Nigeria Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) has developed a molecular test kit named the SARS-COV-2 Isothermal Molecular Assay (SIMA) to produce results in less than 40 minutes.
*CBN introduces healthcare intervention scheme to help strengthen public healthcare systems with innovative financing of research and development in new and improved drugs, vaccines and diagnostics of infectious diseases in Nigeria.