Bayelsa Govt announces two COVID-19 deaths, confirms seven new cases

The Bayelsa State government has said it recorded two additional COVID-19 related deaths in the state.

The Director of Public Health and member of the State COVID-19 Task Force, Dr. Jones Stowe, who gave the update in a statement on Wednesday in Yenagoa said the new deaths brought the total number of deaths in the state to 14.

Stowe said that seven new cases of the viral infection have been recorded which brings the total COVID-19 infections in the state to 205.

“The state recorded seven new confirmed cases and two new deaths on Tuesday.

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“The total confirmed cases are now 205, active cases 91 and total discharged stood at 100.

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

“Maintaining regular washing of hand, use your facemask, avoid handshakes and crowds; stay safe, MaskUpBayelsa,” he said.

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