• Tally now 102,601; 1373 deaths

BY VICTOR OSOWOCHI, ABUJA – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) warns that the numbers continue to rise daily with its confirmation late Tuesday that 1,270 new cases of COVID-19 came from 22 states across the country

The latest figures has now taken the tally of infections nationwide to 102,601 cases with 12 deaths reported on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

Reporting on its official Twitter handle, the NCDC said; “On the 12th of January 2021, 1270 new confirmed cases and 12 deaths were recorded in Nigeria.”

According to the disease outfit; “Till date, 102,601 cases have been confirmed, 81,574 cases have been discharged and 1373 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).”

It further reported that of the 1270 new cases confirmed from 22 states of the federation on the day, Lagos as usual led with 435 cases followed by FCT – (234), Oyo – (103), Plateau – (86), Rivers – (71) and Enugu – (51)

Other states listed with double digits include: Nasarawa – (41), Delta – (39), Edo – (39), Osun – (33), Niger – (31), Sokoto – (23), Ondo – (16), Taraba – (13), Ebonyi – (12), and Kano – (10).

States captured by NCDC on the single digit figure are: Abia – (9), Bayelsa – (8), Bauchi – (7), Imo – (5), Katsina – (3) and Gombe – (1)

However, the NCDC expressed concerns that the average number of daily #COVID19 cases in the first week of January 2021, was higher than cases recorded in last week of December 2020 and therefore urged Nigerians thus; “#Take Responsibility to protect yourself and those around you”

COVID-19 NIGERIA

Samples Tested

1,033,858

Confirmed Cases

102,601

Active Cases

19,654

Discharged Cases

81,574

Death

1,373

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected

No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed)

No. of Cases (on admission)

No. Discharged

No. of Deaths

Lagos 37,310 7,470 29,584 256
FCT 13,807 5,867 7,830 110
Plateau 5,962 442 5,474 46
Kaduna 5,817 327 5,435 55
Oyo 4,426 718 3,654 54
Rivers 4,011 497 3,445 69
Edo 3,135 239 2,773 123
Ogun 2,700 311 2,354 35
Kano 2,465 302 2,093 70
Delta 2,021 232 1,737 52
Ondo 2,006 202 1,763 41
Katsina 1,690 48 1,615 27
Enugu 1,506 110 1,375 21
Kwara 1,495 370 1,094 31
Gombe 1,457 245 1,171 41
Ebonyi 1,159 57 1,072 30
Nasarawa 1,142 804 325 13
Bauchi 1,100 130 953 17
Osun 1,098 81 993 24
Abia 1,095 95 989 11
Borno 835 61 738 36
Imo 806 44 746 16
Benue 601 74 512 15
Bayelsa 577 24 532 21
Sokoto 559 158 379 22
Akwa Ibom 519 119 391 9
Niger 508 126 369 13
Adamawa 497 233 238 26
Ekiti 443 33 403 7
Anambra 433 96 317 20
Jigawa 419 39 369 11
Taraba 239 30 198 11
Kebbi 223 23 187 13
Yobe 207 20 179 8
Cross River 169 0 157 12
Zamfara 159 27 127 5
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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