The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Saturday said the number of new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19 ) pandemic outbreak in the country was 25 and not 26 as earlier confirmed.
According to it, As at 10:30 pm April 3, there are 209 confirmed cases, 25 discharged and four deaths.
According to him, there are 109 in Lagos State, 41 in FCT, Osun 20, Oyo, nine; Akwa Ibom, five; Edo, seven; Kaduna and Ogun, four each; Bauchi, three; Enugu and Ekiti, two each; while Rivers and Benue have one each.
”The 26th case was a repeat result of a previously confirmed case and not a new case,” it stated.
The agency said it regretted the error in its announcement of new COVID-19 cases in the country on Friday.
It stated that NCDC remained committed to ensuring transparency and accurate reporting of infectious disease cases in the country. (NAN)