John ODHE, Yenagoa
Deputy chairman of the COVID-19 Taskforce in Bayelsa state, Dr lnodu Apoku said the state has recorded six more deaths from coronavirus complications.
Apoku, who is also the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health revealed that the number of covid-19 fatalities in the state had risen to nine.
The PS in a statement made available on Saturday 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 one patient discharged from our treatment centre at NDUTH, we have unfortunately recorded six new deaths bringing the total deaths to nine.
“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 face mask, wash hands regularly. Take responsibility, stay safe.”