COVID 19: 24 more patients discharged

24 more Coronavirus patients in Bauchi State have recovered and discharged according to their second test by the NCDC which turned out negative to COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 156 as contained in the State Health COVID 19 situation report.

As at 22/5/2020, the state recorded 2 new confirmed positive cases out of the 38 samples results returned, a situation which shows that the case fatality rate in the state is around 2.2%.

According to information received from the Emergency Operation Center of the State Ministry of Health COVID-19 Center, the total number of confirmed cases in the state now stands at 239 with 69 patients currently on hospitals admission while the number of deaths recorded remains 5.

The Commissioner of Health, Dr Aliyu Maigoro Mohammed while confirming the development, commended the professional conduct of all the frontline health workers saying that their commitment has resulted into the achievement recorded in cases management in the state.

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