Record Covid-19 cases reported for a single day   

Sep 13 (Lagos) - Almost 308,000 new cases of Covid-19 were reported yesterday according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). India, USA and Brazil reported most of those cases. 

More than 900,000 people have died because of the pandemic that originated in Wuhan, China. WHO experts will travel to China to work together with their Chinese counterparts to prepare scientific plans for identifying the zoonotic source of the SARS-COV-2 virus. 

European nations are undergoing a second wave with cases rising sharply in England, France and Germany.

Israel is re-imposing lock down to arrest the re-spreading of the virus. Australian cities are already under lock down with strict rules. 

Canada re-opened its schools last Friday and is also reported higher cases in its major provinces of Ontario and Quebec. 

Nigeria has reported 56,711 cases and 1078 deaths so far. With new waves affecting nations around the world, it is very important to keep following the safety protocols very strictly. Low testing can lead to leniency among people so we have to be determined. Nigeria is top 3 (PHOTO COMPARISON) in Africa but far behind South Africa in number of cases and ability to test people for the virus. It is a shame for us to be behind South Africa in healthcare but decades of corruption and mismanagement has left Nigeria's healthcare system broken and abused. 

1) Stay at home as much as possible. 
2) Wearing of masks in the office.
3) Avoid meeting people socially as much as possible. (you can make use of video calling)
4) Adopt online shopping against going to shops/supermarkets/restaurants. (You can deliver  everything to your home via Jumia or konga)
5) Keep hydrated. 
6) Wash hands regularly especially after touching door handles, water taps or public things.


Times like these make us realize what are the most important things in life, OUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS. What will life be if these things are not around.

Have a good week. 

In other news, 

Oracle has been chosen as the winner of the race to purchase US operations of TIK-TOK video messaging sensation which is quickly taking over the world. 

Bill Ackmans $4 billion SPAC Pershing Square will split its shares and warrants today. 

US stock market futures are sharply higher today after last weeks sell off which affected tech stocks in a big way. 

Crude oil prices are rising again after last weeks rout with Brent crude oil futures trading just under $40 a barrel in London and NYMEX futures at $37.5 in New York. 

reporting for on Monday, Sep 14 2020 from Lagos, Nigeria

Source - stats from World Health Organisation. 

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