The NCDC made this known on Wednesday night via its official Twitter handle, where it disclosed that the new cases were recorded in 23 states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Five persons were confirmed to have died of COVID-19 complications on Wednesday, increasing the current fatality toll to 1,324.
The number of new recoveries increased on Wednesday with 930 people discharged across the country, bring the total of recoveries to 77,299.
“1664 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-642, FCT-407, Plateau-160, Kaduna-83, Rivers-62, Adamawa-47, Nasarawa-38, Abia-29, Edo-28, Anambra-27, Niger-24, Ogun-24, Imo-15, Oyo-14, Kano-12, Osun-12, Borno-9, Delta-7, Enugu-7, Bauchi-5, Ekiti-5, Sokoto-5 and Jigawa-2.” the NCDC said.
See a breakdown of cases by state below:
Our discharges today include 388 community recoveries in Lagos State, 261 in Kaduna State, 87 in Plateau State and 20 in Imo State managed in line with guidelines.
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) January 6, 2021