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Coronavirus in Nigeria update: New 340 cases recorded on Friday 21 August

Nigeria has recorded an additional 340 coronavirus cases according to the latest data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC made the revelation during its nightly update on coronavirus in Nigeria via its Twitter handle on the 21st of August.

According to the Centre, the total number of coronavirus infections in the country now stands at 51,304 confirmed The centre also stated that 37,885 COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged. COVID-19 is the disease caused by the coronavirus, known formally as SARS-Cov-2.

Meanwhile, 996 people have died from COVID-19 related complications. This means that the active number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Nigerians as of the night of Friday, 21st of August was 12,403.

Taking to it’s Instagram page, NCDC tweets: “340 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria:

Kaduna-63, FCT-51, Plateau-38, Lagos-33, Delta-25, Gombe-21, Adamawa-21, Edo-20, Katsina-17, Akwa Ibom-11, Ekiti-10, Rivers-9, Ondo-5, Ebonyi-4,Cross River-3, Ogun-3, Sokoto-2, Imo-2, Nasarawa-2.

51,304 confirmed, 37,885 discharged, 996 deaths.

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