COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,270 new cases, 12 deaths

 COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,270 new cases, 12 deaths

By Abolaji Adebayo

With 1,270 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), Nigeria has so far recorded a total number of 102,601.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this through its official website on Tuesday, confirming that 12 new deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours.

This takes the nation’s death toll to 1,373.

NCDC reported that the new infections were reported from 21 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

According to the breakdown released by the health agency, Lagos takes the lead with 435 infections, FCT 234, Oyo 103, and Plateau 86.

Other states with new infections are 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.

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