Nigeria Records 12 Deaths from Covid-19

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  • As 1,270 test positive

By Onyebuchi Ezigbo

Nigeria recorded yet another 12 casualties from the ravaging Covid-19 pandemic on Tuesday.

This brings the total number of deaths to 1,373.

A daily report of Covid-19 infections posted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its website said that on January 12, 2021, 1,270 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

It said that till date, 102,601 cases have been confirmed, 81,574 cases have been discharged, while 1,373 deaths were recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The 1,270 new cases are reported from 22 states — Lagos (435), FCT (234), Oyo (103), Plateau (86), Rivers (71), Enugu (51), Nasarawa (41), Delta (39), Edo (39), Osun (33), Niger (31), Sokoto (23), Ondo (16), Taraba (13), Ebonyi (12), Kano (10), Abia (9), Bayelsa (8), Bauchi (7), Imo (5), Katsina (3) and Gombe (1).