The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 587 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 17 thousand 735.
14 deaths were recorded from the virus on Wednesday bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 469 in the country.
There was a drop in the number of deaths reported on Wednesday evening compared to 31 reported on Tuesday.
The health agency in a tweet on Wednesday night said the new cases were reported in 18 states.
The states are Lagos, Edo, Federal Capital Territory, Rivers, Oyo, Delta, Bayelsa, Plateau, Kaduna, Enugu, Borno, Ogun, Ondo, Kwara, Kano, Gombe, Sokoto and Kebbi.