17 more Nigerians have been reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to have died from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
The NCDC on Wednesday also reported 457 new cases of the Coronavirus disease, making it the first time in at least four days, new cases have risen above 400.
There are now 44,890 confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections in the country, with 32,165 patients discharged and 927 deaths recorded.
Lagos State reported 137 new cases, the highest in the country. It followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with 76 new cases.
In Plateau State, there 40 new, 35 in Rivers State 34 in Enugu State, 25 in Oyo State, 23 in Abia State, 12 in Delta State and 11 each in Edo and Ebonyi states.
Cross River and Kwara states had 10 cases each, Kaduna State had nine, Anambra State had seven, Ogun State had five, while Imo and Bauchi states each reported three new cases.
Osun and Nasarawa states reported two cases each, while Kano and Ekiti states each had a single new case.