Nigeria has recorded 443 more cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 45,687.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Friday night via Twitter.

The new infections were recorded Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory and 17 other states of the federation.

Unlike previous cases, Plateau overtook Lagos by 33 cases thus recording 103 infections with the nation’s commercial capital trailing behind with 70 cases.

The FCT, on the other hand, came third on the list with 60 cases.

Other states with new infections include Ondo – 35, Edo and Rivers – 27, Kaduna – 20, Osun – 19, Borno and Oyo – 18, Kwara – 11, Adamawa – 9, Nasarawa – 7, Gombe – 6, Bayelsa and Imo – 4, Bauchi and Ogun – 2 and Kano – 1.

443 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria:

Plateau-103
Lagos-70
FCT-60
Ondo-35
Edo-27
Rivers-27
Kaduna-20
Osun-19
Borno-18
Oyo-18
Kwara-11
Adamawa-9
Nasarawa-7
Gombe-6
Bayelsa-4
Imo-4
Bauchi-2
Ogun-2
Kano-1

45,687 confirmed
32,637 discharged
936 deaths