Nigeria has recorded 457 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 44890.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Wednesday night via its Twitter handle.
The new cases were reported in Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 19 other states of the federation.
While the Lagos topped the list with 137 infections, FCT reported 76 cases.
Other states with new cases include, Plateau-40, Rivers-35, Enugu-34, Oyo-25, Abia-23, Delta-12, Edo-11, Ebonyi-11
Cross River-10, and Kwara-10.
On the other hand, states with fewer infections include Kaduna-9, Anambra-7, Ogun-5, Imo-3, Bauchi-3, Osun-2, Nasarawa-2, Kano-1, and Ekiti-1
Meanwhile, a total of 32,165 people have been discharged after recovering from the dreaded disease.
Also a total of 927 deaths were recorded.