The daily tally of confirmed COVD-19 cases in Nigeria has increased by 453 according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The NCDC announced the new figures via its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Wednesday night bringing the total of confirmed infections in the country to 47,743.
The country has so far discharged 33,943 people and recorded 956 deaths.
As of August 12, the confirmed coronavirus death toll on the African continent stood at 23,886. There are 1,066,505 confirmed infections and 760,030 recoveries, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.
According to Johns Hopkins University, the global total of confirmed coronavirus cases is now more than 20.4 million. Over 745,000 people have died and 12.7 million have recovered.