As of Sunday night, August 23 coronavirus deaths in Nigeria has hit 1002.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known in a tweet.
According to NCDC, total confirmed cases as of August 23, stood at 52,227 after the country reported 322 new confirmed cases on the same night.
It says a total of 38,945 patients have been discharged.
Breakdown of new cases: