The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria has surpassed the 50,000 mark.
Although the nation has recorded lower numbers of new infections recently, the figure witnessed a sudden jump on Wednesday with the discovery of 593 more COVID-19 cases.
In its latest update on the disease, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) – which is the agency saddled with the responsibility of compiling figures reported – puts the total number of cases at 50,488.
The cases were recorded from 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
See the affected states bellow: