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Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja Records 28 COVID19 Cases

Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has recorded three new cases of Coronavirus infection bringing the total number of infected persons to 28, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control confirmed on Tuesday night.

NCDC confirmed one new case in Lagos. 

The new cases increased the number of recorded Coronavirus disease in the country to 139, with two deaths and 9 patients nine discharged nationwide. 

COVID19 Contact tracingMeanwhile the centre is cashing in on the lockdown ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari to continue contact tracing of persons who may have been infected.

On its twitter handle, the NCDC noted that “Contact tracing is ongoing to identify those who came in contact with confirmed cases of . While in self-isolation, the contacts are monitored daily for 14 days

“Today (March 31st) our Rapid Response Team made a home visit to a contact in Lagos to assess his health & well-being.”

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