The Bayelsa State COVID-19 Taskforce has announced nine deaths from the coronavirus pandemic and ninety-nine active cases in the state.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health and co-Chairman of Bayelsa State COVID-19 Taskforce, Dr. Nathaniel-Inodu Apoku who disclosed this in a statement in Yenagoa, said that the state recorded 17 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number as at 19th, June to 128 positive cases.
Dr. Apoku however, said that the state, unfortunately recorded six new deaths bringing the total deaths to nine while there are ninety active covid-19 cases.
He said: “Yesterday, 19th June 2020, 17 new confirmed cases was announced for the state. On 17th June 2020, 25*confirmed cases was also recorded bringing the total confirmed cases for Bayelsa state to *128.
“While we had 1 patient discharged from our treatment center at NDUTH, we have unfortunately recorded 6 new deaths bringing the total deaths to 9. We currently have 90 Active cases of Covid 19.
“It is important to adhere to recommended Public health advisories to reduce the spread of the disease. Wear Facemask, Wash Hands Regularly”. Dr. Apoku stated.