Nigeria has announced 594 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 22,614.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on Thursday through its official Twitter handle said the 594 new confirmed cases were from 22 states, with seven deaths.

It explained that Lagos recorded the highest number of cases with 154 new cases while Delta state followed with 106. Others were Ondo with 44 cases; FCT 34; Edo 34; Oyo33 while Kaduna state has 33 cases; Enugu 28; Katsina 25;  Imo-22; Adamawa 15 and Ogun state has 12 cases; Osun 11; Abia 8;  Rivers 6; while Nasarawa, Bauchi and  Niger states have 5 cases each, Kebbi has 4; Ekiti 3 while Plateau and Taraba have one case each.

The Centre pointed out that till date, 22,614 cases had been confirmed, 14,243 cases active, 7,822 treated and discharged, 122,155 samples collected while 549 deaths were recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.