Tag: Covid-19

103-year-old woman celebrates Covid-19 recovery with a cold beer

103-year-old woman celebrates Covid-19 recovery with a cold beer   In celebration of her recovery from Covid-19, a 103-year-old woman has enjoyed her favourite ice-cold beer which she hasn’t had in a while. According to CNN, the woman identified as Jennie Stejna tested positive for Coronavirus in late April.   Her granddaughter Shelley Gunn revealed her family had lost hope and at a

Presidency reacts to alleged video of people touching dead body of late Emir of Rano

The presidency through its Special Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has debunked claims as speculated in viral video that claimed people touched the remains of dead Emir of Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar. Recall that yesterday, Gist Reel reliably gathered and reported that the Emir of Rano, Kano State, Dr. Tafida Abubakar Ila II, is dead.  

Experimental drug, Remdesivir proves effective against Coronavirus – New US Study shows

An experimental drug, Remdesvir, has proved effective against the new Coronavirus in a major study done by the National Institutes of Health, the US Government have announced .   White House health advisor and top US infectious diseases expert, Dr Anthony Fauci has revealed that data collected from the Coronavirus drug trial testing with the antiviral drug Remdesivir

COVID-19: Governor Ayade Begins Payment of N30,000 To Youths – Cross River state

The Cross River State Government on Monday began the monthly payment of 30,000 stipends to beneficiaries of the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) as a way to cushion effect of COVID-19 lockdown on poor residents. The disbursement is in collaboration with the World Bank. Commissioner for International Development Cooperation in the state, Inyang

Dettol Donates Hygiene Products to Support Ogun States’s Fight Against COVID-19

Leading health brand, Dettol has donated her hygiene products to Ogun State in support of the State Government’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. This donation forms part of Dettol’s contribution to the Ogun State government’s stimulus package of relief materials to cater for the vulnerable citizens impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak, to be distributed to

COVID19: Thousands of protesters shockingly take to the streets of Michigan and chant ‘lock her up’ after Governor Whitmer issues stay at home order (photos/video)

Shocking scenes played out in Michigan, US as thousands of protesters took to the streets after Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer announced on Wednesday that she will be extending the state’s strict ‘stay at home’ order.                       Drivers caused a gridlock on purpose around the state