Fourteen well being/frontline employees, made up of 5 docs, seven nurses, one Physiotherapist and one Laboratory Scientist have been amongst 62 individuals who’ve examined optimistic for Covid-19 in Yobe State, the Commissioner for Well being Dr. Mohammed Gana has stated.
Gana stated the 62 optimistic instances have been among the many 229 samples to this point collected by the State’s COVID-19 Committee.
Gana, who was represented by the Director of Nursing Providers within the Ministry of Well being, Abdullahi Danchuwa, at a sensitisation go to to conventional and non secular leaders in Gujba Native Authorities Space on fundamental case definition of COVID-19 stated eight folks have died of the virus within the state.
Gana stated 13 native governments within the state have recorded diverse instances of COVID-19. A breakdown of the instances within the native authorities areas in accordance with him are: Damaturu: 22, Nguru: 15, Bade: 13, Potiskum: 3, Geidam, Karasuwa, Yusufari, Tarmuwa, Bursari, Fika, Fune, Gulani and Gujba, has one case every.