NCDC corrects report error, places confirmed cases of Coronavirus at 209



The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has corrected an error in the report on the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus recently released.

NCDC had stated that there are 210 confirmed cases of Coronavirus reported in Nigeria as at 10:30pm on April 3. They, however, shared a correction of the report stating that only 25 new cases of Coronavirus was reported in Nigeria on April 3. The 26th case was a repeat result of a previously confirmed case and not a new case.

NCDC corrects report error, places confirmed cases of Coronavirus at 209

They shared;

“On 3rd of April 2020, we reported 26 new cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria,” the NCDC said in a tweet. “An error has been discovered in this report as follows:



“There were 25 new cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. The 26th case was a repeat result of a previously confirmed case and NOT a new case.

“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: Lagos- 11 Osun- 6 FCT- 3 Edo- 3 Ondo- 1 Oyo- 1.”






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