On Friday, August 21 NCDC announced that Nigeria has recorded 340 new coronavirus cases in the country.
340 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Friday, August 21.
According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Kaduna recorded 63 new cases which is the highest for the day. Other states with new cases include 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 and Nasarawa-2
Nigeria now has 51,304 confirmed cases.
37,885 patients have been discharged and 996 deaths have been recorded.
Below is the breakdown of the number of cases per states: