On 3rd of April 2020, the NCDC reported 26 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria. An error has been discovered in this report as follows:

There were 25 new cases of COVID-19 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

As at 10:30 pm 3rd April, there are


209 confirmed cases

25 discharged

4 deaths

For a breakdown of cases by states-

Lagos- 109

FCT- 41

Osun- 20

Oyo- 9

Akwa Ibom- 5

Ogun- 4

Edo- 7

Kaduna- 4

Bauchi- 3

Enugu- 2

Ekiti- 2


Benue- 1

Ondo- 1


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