Nigeria on Thursday night recorded 354 fresh COVID-19 cases.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which confirmed this on its Twitter handle, said the fresh cases were recorded in 16 states of the federation and Abuja.
It added that three persons died from complications resulting from the virus on Thursday.
Consequently, the number of COVID-19 fatalities increased from 927 to 930.
Also, the total number of confirmed cases increased to 45,244.
Meanwhile, 32,430 patients have been discharged from various isolation facilities across the country as at Thursday night.
The breakdown of the figure on a state-by-state basis revealed the following:
354 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;
930 deaths pic.twitter.com/CEtNUyiHpC
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) August 6, 2020
Source: News update