Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence have tested negative for COVID-19. Earlier this week, a staff member of the U.S President’s office tested positive for CORONAVIRUS. Pence announced on Saturday that he would be taking the test with his wife as a precautionary measure.
Sequel to an update restricting international travel from two out of its five international airports, Nigeria has just announced closure of all Airports to incoming international flights effective Monday March 23, 2020 through April 23,2020.
A statement from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority obtained by The Diaspora Post is attached.
New York Governor , Andrew Cuomo on Saturday formally announced HydroxyChroloquine and Zithromax as the trial drug In the treatment of Coronavirus. In a press briefing monitored by The Diaspora Post , Cuomo further stated the Federal Drug Administration was acquiring 10,000 doses.
In a bid to educate citizens on preventive measures in the war against Covid-19, the First Lady of Liberia , Clara Weah embarked on hand washing sensitization campaign for women and children in rural areas.
Lawmakers wearing face masks as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19 attend a session in Congress, in Guatemala City, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Guatemala’s President Alejandro Giammattei delivered his emergency economic relief plan spurred by the coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
Billionaire philanthropist and founder of Alibaba empire, Jack Ma has donated testing kits to Rwanda. President Paul Kagame acknowledged the donations on his social media handle.
thanking Jack Ma for his contribution to stopping the spread of #Coronavirus in Rwanda.
A member of Vice President Mike Pence’s office has tested positive for coronavirus, a spokesperson for Pence announced Friday evening.
“This evening we were notified that a member of the Office of the Vice President tested positive for the coronavirus,” Katie Miller, Pence’s press secretary, said in a statement. “Neither President Trump nor Vice President Pence had close contact with the individual. Further contact tracing is being conducted in accordance with CDC guidelines.”
Following the recent news reports on social media, I reached out to the Abia state government. I can authoritatively inform you that Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has returned to Nigeria from the United States and is currently in Lagos. He will arrive Umuahia, the Abia state Capital tomorrow. While the Governor was away on his foreign trip to the United States, the Nigerian government imposed a ban restricting travel to and from 13 countries including the United States.
The U.S government has shifted the tax filing deadline from April 15th to July 15th to give Tax payers three months extra to file their taxes.
According to the U.S Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin who disclosed this on Friday, Americans will have an additional three months to file their taxes amid the coronavirus pandemic,
Former Senator representing Bayelsa East constituency, Ben Murray- Bruce has announced the death of his wife, Evelyn. He disclosed that he lost his late wife to Cancer. Taking yo social media he wrote:
I’m broken. Just lost my beautiful wife to cancer. She was my best friend for 43 years and my wife for 41 years. Cancer is real, but it shouldn’t be a death sentence – awareness, and early detection and treatment are key to survival. I miss her so so much. I’m broken.