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    Tuesday, January 12, 2021

    Nigeria: 1,270 New COVID-19 Cases, 12 Additional Fatalities Recorded

    With the virus infecting another 1,270 people and 12 new patient confirmed dead to the virus in 21 states and the Federal Capital Territory, the death toll reached 1,373 and nationwide infections rose to 102,601 , new data by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC showed late Tuesday.

    And 1,083 more patients have been discharged after testing negative to coronavirus, as the total number of recoveries and discharged rose  81,574.

    Nigeria has so far tested 1,033,858 people since the first confirmed case of COVID-19 was recorded on Feb. 27, 2020 in the country.

    According to the breakdown released on Tuesday by health agency, Lagos took the lead with 435 infections, FCT with 234, Oyo with 103  and  Plateau had 86 cases.

    Other states with new infections include: 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.

    In summary, on the 12th of January 2021, 1,270 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.

    Till date, 102,601 cases have been confirmed, 81,574 cases have been discharged and 1,373 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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