Coronavirus: NCDC rectifies another mistake on COVID-19 cases in Zamfara


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.

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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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