Google Search Console coverage reports "Submitted URL marked ‘noindex’" for a 404 page not in the sitemap without a noindex tag


Error: "Submitted URL marked ‘noindex’" error in the Google Search Console coverage report

Situation

  • URL is not submitted in our sitemap
  • Google is not indexing the URL
  • There is no noindex tag on the page
  • The URL is not disallowed in robots.txt
  • Can’t find the file on server and it returns a 404 on front-end
  • Resubmitted the sitemap and the error persists

Has anyone encountered this situation? How can this be fixed?