The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that Nigeria has logged 187,023 total confirmed COVID-19 infections as of Sunday, August 22, 2021.
The NCDC made this known via its website, adding that the country has reported 388 additional COVID-19 infections.
The public health Agency noted that eight COVID-19 related deaths were recorded, which increased the country’s fatality figure to 2,268.
It added that the new cases were reported in 11 States and the FCT.
The NCDC said the recent surge in infections was driven by the spread of the Delta variant in the country.