The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has identified a mistake in the number of confirmed cases it reported on Monday, May 18
Eight new cases were erroneously announced for Zamfara on the said date
The NCDC apologised for the error, restating its commitment to transparent and accurate reporting of test results
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has spotted another error in its record of the confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country.
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The federal health agency said it erroneously reported eight new cases for Zamfara state on Monday, May 18.
With the error rectified, Zamfara state now has a total of 76 confirmed cases Covid-19 as of Wednesday night, May 20.
“We apologise to Zamfara for this error and reiterate our commitment to accurate and transparent reporting of data” the NCDC tweeted.
On the 18th of May, 8 new cases in Zamfara were erroneously announced
Therefore, as at the 20th of May 2020, Zamfara has recorded a total of 76 confirmed cases
— NCDC (@NCDCgov) May 20, 2020
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The latest data from the NCDC showed Zamfara has 76 confirmed cases, eight active cases, 63 recoveries and five deaths.
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