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NCDC Confirms 410 New Coronavirus Cases, 217 Recoveries, 4 Casualties



Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 410 new cases, 217 recoveries and 4 casualties on Tuesday, August 18.

NCDC in a tweet on Tuesday has now announced;

On Monday, there were 49,485 total cases, 36,834 recoveries and 977 death cases across the country.

With the latest toll, total cases have now increased to 49,895 with 37,051 recoveries and 981 casualties across the country.

Also, NCDC in its latest situation report has revealed that overall samples tested nationwide have increased from 352,625 to 355,196 as at August 17.

Meanwhile, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the inclusion of the Federal Medical Centre GeneXpert laboratory, Gusau, Zamfara state to the NCDC molecular laboratory network.

There are now 64 laboratories with the capacity to test for COVID-19 in the NCDC laboratory network.

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