Ninety Persons With Coronavirus Symptoms In FCT Test Negative

LAGOS APRIL 17TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday said the test results of 90 persons who showed symptoms of the dreaded COVID-19 disease have come out negative.

The FCTA made the announcement in a tweet on its Twitter handle on Thursday.

The 90 persons, according to the FCTA were from the Mpape community of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), adding that everyone with a history of cough, fever, catarrh, chest pain and difficulty in breathing in various communities of Abuja, will be screened.

The tweet reads: “During community active case search, department of public health detected and tested the persons whose test came back as negative.

“As FCTA continues Community Active Case Search in various communities of Abuja, results of 90 clients from Mpape community testing, have all returned negative to COVID-19.

“This is to detect anyone with COVID-19 and get them treated promptly to break the chain of transmission in FCT.”

The FCT has the second highest COVID-19 positive cases in the country, with 58 and 23 discharges.


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