The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it recorded one new death and 209 new cases from the coronavirus pandemic across 11 states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday.
The agency posted the latest update via its official website, noting that the 209 new infections was an increase from the 99 infections reported on Tuesday.
The NCDC noted that the current death toll in the country stands at 2,890, with total number of 212,359 confirmed cases in the country and a total of 204,010 Nigerians discharged across the country.
According to the agency, Gombe State topped the chart with 109 cases, while the FCT and Rivers had 21 cases, followed by Lagos State with 13 cases.
Bauchi, Ondo, Plateau states had nine cases each, Enugu had seven cases, Benue recorded five cases, Oyo had four cases, while Ekiti and Ogun recorded one case each.
The NCDC also noted that Delta, Edo, Kaduna and Osun states reported no cases on Wednesday.
It added that the country currently has 5,688 active coronavirus cases, while a total of 3,340,313 blood samples tested since the pandemic started across the country.