Nigeria sees record high in Covid-19 discharges

July 28, 2020
| Report Focus News
A medical staff member wears protective equipment while closing a window at the Wilkins Infectious Diseases Hospital in Harare on March 11, 2020, as they demonstrate their state of preparedness to treat the COVID-19 coronavirus in the event the epidemic reaches Zimbabwe where five suspected cases have tested negative. (Photo by Jekesai NJIKIZANA / AFP)

Nigeria discharged 829 Covid-19 patients on Monday, the highest number to be discharged in a single-day, according to its centre for disease control (NCDC).

The country has so far recorded 18,203 recoveries from the virus.

The government on Monday announced 648 new Covid-19 cases bringing the total number to 41,180.

NCDC urged Nigerians to follow the guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus.