On Friday August 28, 2020 the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 160 new cases of the dreaded coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the nation’s confirmed cases to 53,477. The NCDC made this known via its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Friday.
The agency said, “On the 28th of August 2020, 160 new confirmed cases and no deaths were recorded in Nigeria. “Till date, 53477 cases have been confirmed, 41017 cases have been discharged and 1011 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. The 160 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria as recorded from across the country are as follows: