The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has corrected an error it made in the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus cases it recently released.
Recall that the health agency had stated that there are 210 confirmed cases of Coronavirus reported in Nigeria as at 10:30pm on April 3.
However in a correction made on its Twitter handle, the NCDC stated 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. The correct breakdown is as follows: Lagos- 11 Osun- 6 FCT- 3 Edo- 3 Ondo- 1 Oyo- 1.
The tweet read;
“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.”
Receive news alert via Whatsapp from The Forefront Media Org, send a message to +2348124620827
WHEN ON WEB VIEW, SEE OUR TOP LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE BAR FOR LIVE STREAM NEWS CHANNELS (GLOBAL AND NIGERIAN)
LIKE US ON FACEBOOK
FOLLOW US ON:
Connect with Joshua Osagie (Blog owner)
Share this post now with others on social media.
Post a Comment
Disclaimer!!! Opinions expressed in comments do not represent THE FOREFRONT MEDIA NG's views. All participants are entitled to their opinions. Thank you!!!
Advertise on the Forefront: For advert placement in the blog or advert posts like news updates, reach +2348124620827 [WhatsApp].
Copyright 2022 The Forefront Media Ng. All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from The Forefront Media Ng