Covid-19: Nigeria records 432 new cases, 6 deaths



The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said it has recorded six more fatalities due to complications from the COVID-19 infection as of Jan. 12, 2022.

The NCDC, on its verified website on Thursday morning, also said that 432 new cases of the virus were recorded in 14 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

It said the country’s fatality toll from the disease now stands at 3,092.

The new confirmed cases raised Nigeria’s infection toll to 249,586.

The agency said that a total of 220,839 people had been successfully treated and discharged in Nigeria, while over 25,000 people were still down with the virus.

It disclosed that Lagos State, the country’s epicenter, topped the infection log with 163 cases, followed by Rivers State with 109 cases.

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Imo State recorded 27 cases; Edo, 16; Kaduna, 15; Kwara,14; while the FCT reported 13 cases.

Oyo, Kano, and Akwa Ibom states reported 13, 12, and 10 cases each, while Delta, Bauchi and Jigawa states also reported 10, nine and nine cases, respectively.

Ekiti reported eight cases, while Borno recorded four infections.

The NCDC noted that Ogun, Sokoto, Plateau, and Ondo reported that they recorded no cases on Wednesday.

It noted that 163 cases were reported from Lagos State for January 11 (10) and 12 (153).

While 10 cases were reported from Akwa Ibom State for January 10 (seven) and 11 (three).

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