54 New Covid-19 Cases Recorded In Bayelsa.

On Wednesday Bayelsa State Government announced that 54 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have been recorded in the state.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 86.

According to the Deputy Chairman of the State COVID -19 Task Force, Dr Nathaniel Apoku, the new cases were the results from 76 samples received from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The COVID-19 Taskforce deputy chairman stressed that the state government will thoroughly trace the contacts linked to the confirmed cases.

He reiterated the government’s commitment in curtailing the spread of the virus in the state.

While asking the people to regularly wash their hands with soap and water, Apoku recommended the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

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