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Covid-19: FCT announces discharge of 30 patients


The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has announced the discharge of 30 COVID-19 patients.

The minister of FCT, Muhammad Musa Bello disclosed this on his official Twitter page on Saturday morning.

According to him, the patients were discharged after they tested negative twice to coronavirus.

This brings the total number of recovered patients in Abuja to 245.

His tweet read: “Dear FCT residents,I bring you good news as we successfully treated and discharged an additional thirty (30), #COVID19 patients, from our treatment facilities in the FCT.

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“The total number of discharged patients in the FCT is now 245. “

Meanwhile, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night, announced 328 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.

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Lagos recorded the highest number with 121 cases, FCT had 70, while Bauchi recorded 25.

328 new cases were reported from 14 states- Lagos(121), FCT(70),Bauchi(25), Rivers(18), Oyo(16), Kaduna(15), Gombe(14), Edo(13),Ogun(13), Jigawa(8), Enugu(6), Kano(5), Osun(2), Ondo(2).

It brings the total number of confirmed cases to 11,844.