The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in its COVID-19 Situation Report for July 12.
The Centre noted that 16 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours in four states: Lagos has 12, Abuja two, while Enugu and Gombe recorded one death each.
It said that the new deaths had increased the numbers of COVID-19 related mortality in Lagos to 172.
NCDC also disclosed that on the reported day, Lagos recorded 152 new COVID-19 infections from the 571 infections confirmed from 20 states.
It said that the new infections had increased the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 12, 427.
The NCDC said that the state also recorded 111 new recoveries, thus increasing the number of patients who had been successfully treated and discharged in Lagos to 1,897.
Lagos accounts for 12,427 of the total 32,558 cases in the country.
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