457 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

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457 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Wednesday, August 5.

According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos topped the list with 137 cases while the FCT came second with 76 fresh infections.

Other states with new cases include Plateau – 40, Rivers – 35, Enugu – 34, Oyo – 25, Abia – 23, Delta – 12, Edo and Ebonyi – 11, Cross River and Kwara – 10, Kaduna – 9, Anambra – 7, Ogun – 5, Imo and Bauchi – 3, Osun and Nasarawa – 2, Kano and Ekiti – 1.

Nigeria now has 44,890 confirmed cases of the viral disease.  32,165 patients have been discharged with 927 deaths recorded so far.

See a breakdown of the number of cases in each state below.