On Monday August 31, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 143 new cases of the ravaging coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, as confirmed cases rise to 54,008. The NCDC made this known via its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Monday.
The government agency, which is leading Nigeria’s war against the unseen enemy said, “On the 31st of August 2020, 143 new confirmed cases and zero deaths were recorded in Nigeria. Till date, 54008 cases have been confirmed, 41638 cases have been discharged and 1013 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The 143 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria as recorded from across the country are as follows: