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COVID-19: Yobe confirms 20 cases, 4 deaths.


Yobe State Commissioner for Health and Vice Chairman of COVID 19, Dr. Muhammad Lawan Gana has confirmed that the number of COVID-19 cases in the state now stood at 20. 

COVID-19: Yobe confirms 20 cases, 4 deaths.


From Ssni Gazas Chinade, Damaturu

Dr. Gana, at a media briefing in Damaturu, also disclosed that the state has recorded four deaths at the state isolation centres in Damaturu and Nguru.

Gana, who was responding to questions, said most of the people that died were brought in late to the health facilities and were already manifesting
severe symptoms.

“To respond to your question, the mortality in the isolation centre, I want to tell you that as at today, we have 20 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in
Yobe State.

“Then four people have died. Three died here in Damaturu and one in Nguru. All the people that died are suspected to have the disease because their samples were collected but the results came after they have died,” Dr. Gana informed.

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