COVID-19: Bauchi records 25 new positive cases, one in severe condition

Bauchi State has said that 25 new persons have tested positive for COVID-19.

The state government stated this after receiving test results of 161 persons in the state.

It stated that all the samples were tested at the new Bauchi Molecular Reference Laboratory, adding that one case is now in severe condition and will continue to receive adequate care.

The state government, according to the information contained in the BAUCHI COVID-19 SITUATION REPORT said: “We are determined to reducing the rate of infections in the state through contact tracing of all reported confirmed cases.

“Bauchi State attaches so much importance especially in terms of surveillance, contact tracing and case investigation in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 as well as Lassa Fever.

“As of today, 5 June 2020, the State Case Fatality Rate stands at 2.8%. So far 2,232 samples have been investigated with only 281 people with the COVID-19. But 222 have since recovered and discharged, 8 persons also died in the process of treating their complications.”

The total number of confirmed cases in the state so far is 281 while the total number of admitted cases who are receiving treatment so far is 51.

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