The Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday confirmed that 26 new cases of the coronavirus infection have been recorded in Abuja.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control had announced that 566 new cases of the viral infection have been recorded in the country.
Out of the 566 new cases, 26 were recorded in the Capital Territory.
However, the FCTA while confirming the new cases in a tweet via its Twitter account said a total of 439 patients have been discharged after showing full recovery from the virus.
The tweet reads “26 NEW CASES IN THE FCT.
“Summary of COVID19FCT as at June 29th, 2020.
“Total number of confirmed cases: 1818
“Total number of active cases: 1357.
“Total discharged: 439.
“Deaths recorded: 32.
“Residents are urged to take preventive measures seriously.”