Nigeria has recorded 1270 new cases of COVID-19. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on its verified Twitter handle today, January 12, 2021. Therefore, the total number of infections in Nigeria is 102,601 . There are now 81,574 discharged cases. Furthermore, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory have recorded 1,373 deaths.
Breakdown of the 1270 new cases 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 Gombe-1.