NCDC regrets error, says Nigeria records 25 new cases of Covid-19 not 26
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Saturday said the number of new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19 ) pandemic outbreak in the country was 25 and not 26 as earlier confirmed.
NCDC, in a Twitter message said it made an error in its reporting of confirmed cases, adding that on April 3, 2020 it reported 26 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
According to it, As at 10:30 pm April 3, there are 209 confirmed cases, 25 discharged and four deaths.
It said in the tweet, “An error has been discovered in this report as follows: “There were 25 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria”.
“The 26th case was a repeat result of a previously confirmed case and not a new case,” it stated.
“We regret the error in our announcement of new #COVID19 cases in Nigeria yesterday”.
“The NCDC remains committed to ensuring transparency and accurate reporting of infectious disease cases in Nigeria”.
As at 10:30 pm 3rd April, there are 209 confirmed cases; 25 discharged and 4 deaths
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Of the 25 new cases reported, 1 case was inadvertently reported from Osun state. This case was from Oyo State
The correct breakdown is as follows: