FCT announces one new COVID-19 death
The Federal Capital Territory has announced that it has recorded one new coronavirus death in Abuja.
The FCTA disclosed this in a tweet via its Twitter account on Sunday.
According to the Administration, 78 new cases of the viral infection have also been recorded.
The tweet reads: ”78 NEW CASES, 19 DISCHARGED & 1 DEATH IN THE FCT.
“Summary of COVID-19 FCT as at July 18th, 2020.
“Total number of confirmed cases: 2957
“Total number of active cases: 2172
“745 patients have been discharged with 40 deaths recorded.
“Residents are urged to take responsibility and stay safe.”
Meanwhile, Nigeria on Saturday night recorded 653 new cases of COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said.
According to the health agency, six deaths were also recorded in Saturday, bringing the fatality from the virus to 778.
The total number of people who have contracted the virus in Nigeria has now risen to 36,107 out of which 14,938 people have recovered and have been discharged