FCT Abuja confirms 10 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday

FCT Abuja confirms 10 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday

The Federal Capital Territory Abuja, on Wednesday, announced the confirmation of 10 new COVID-19 cases in Abuja.

As at 11:40 pm 5th May, 2020, there are 307 confirmed cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria’s capital.

The FCT Abuja in a tweet confirmed that 40 have been discharged and 3 deaths recorded.

“Ten new cases in the FCT.

“Summary of #COVID19FCT as at 11:40pm, May 5th, 2020.

“Total number of confirmed cases: 307. Total number of active cases: 264;

“Total discharged: 40. Deaths recorded: 3;

“Residents are urged to take preventive measures seriously. #StaySafe,” it tweeted.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, on Tuesday, said Nigeria has started using Remdesivir to treat COVID-19 patients.

Remdesivir is an antiretroviral drug in managing COVID-19 patients.

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