COVID-19 Controversy: Ports Authority tackles NCDC, denies recording confirmed cases

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has challenged NCDC to give details of the six persons it claimed tested positive for covid-19.

The NPA in a tweet Friday morning wrote: “Hello @NCDCgov, in respect of the six new covid-19 cases that ” were detected on a vessel” in Lagos, the Authority (NPA) in collaboration with Port Health has not recorded any confirmed cases to date. @NCDCgov To enable verification and proper record keeping, kindly avail us with specific details on the name of the vessel the passengers were on board, and the terminal or Jetty where they berthed.”

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