The agency in a post on their official Twitter account confirmed the new cases bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 6677.
NCDC, however, apologized for the wrong data reported in Zamfara State on Tuesday night.
The agency 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”
“We apologise to @Zamfara_state for this error and reiterate our commitment to accurate & transparent reporting of data”
Here is the breakdown of confirmed cases across states in Nigeria.