The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, on Thursday confirmed eight new cases of coronavirus in Abuja.
The confirmation was made in a post on its official Twitter page.
This brings the total number of cases in FCT to 436.
The tweet read: “EIGHT (8) NEW CASES IN THE FCT;
“Summary of #COVID19FCT as at May 20th, 2020.Total number of confirmed cases: 436;
“Total number of active cases: 310,Total discharged: 119, Deaths recorded: 7.”
FCTA advised residents to take preventive measures seriously and stay safe as the country continues to fight the spread of coronavirus.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday night confirmed 284 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.
As of Thursday morning, the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria stands at 6677, with 200 deaths recorded.