Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday night, announced 176 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 55,632 cases.
The agency also confirmed 6 new deaths as the deaths figure increased from 1,067 on Tuesday night to 1,070 deaths on Wednesday night.
The health agency disclosed that FCT had the highest record of the new cases with 40, Lagos-34, Plateau-26, Enugu-14, Delta-12, Ogun-12 and Ondo-9.
Others are Oyo-8, Ekiti-6, Ebonyi-4, Adamawa-2, Nasarawa-2, Kwara-2, Rivers-2, Edo-1, Osun-1 and Bauchi-1.
The data from the health agency disclosed that there were 10,952 active cases while 43,610 patients had been successfully managed and discharged.
Total confirmed cases in Nigeria-55,632.
Total discharged cases- 43,610.
Total deaths -1,070.
Breakdown of total cases by state is as follows: