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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Wednesday night confirmed 23 fresh cases of coronavirus.
The centre revealed on its Twitter handle that nine cases were discovered in Lagos, seven in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), five in Akwa Ibom and one each in Bauchi and Kaduna States.
It said: “23 new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria – 9 in Lagos, 7 in the FCT, 5 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Kaduna and 1 in Bauchi State.”
The new cases brought the number of people that had been infected by coronavirus in Nigeria to 174.