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COVID-19: Bayelsa records 1 death, 14 fresh cases



The Bayelsa State Government has recorded one new COVID-19 death at the state’s isolation centre.

It also confirmed 14 fresh cases of the virus, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the state to 169.

Dr Jones Stowe, Director of Public Health and a member of the State COVID-19 Task Force who gave further details in a statement on Monday in Yenagoa, said the state now has 130 active cases

“The 14 new confirmed cases were reported for Bayelsa state on June 21, by NCDC. The total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 169 though active cases stood at 130, while discharged cases are 29 persons.

“Unfortunately, one new death was also recorded, bringing the total number of deaths to 10.

“We call on the general public to please, adhere strictly to the recommended Public Health advisories to reduce the transmission of COVID- 19.

“Maintain regular washing of hands, use your nose masks, avoid handshakes and crowd; stay safe, MaskUpBayelsa,” he said.


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