As Nigeria continues its fight against Coronavirus, 221 new cases of the deadly virus have been recorded on wednesday, 26th August with a total of 53, 021 confirmed cases.
This was disclosed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official Twitter page.
The centre which carried out a total daily test of 5,216 samples across the country further revealed that three deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
NCDC also revealed that 40,281 cases have been discharged and 1,010 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
According to the NCDC, a total of 388,346 tests have been carried out as of August 26th, 2020 compared to 383,130 tests a day earlier.