On 3rd of April 2020, we reported 26 new cases of #COVID19 in Nigeria. 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:
As at 10:30 pm 3rd April, there are 209 confirmed cases, 25 discharged and 4 deaths.
For a breakdown of cases by states, see below.
Akwa Ibom- 5
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