BREAKING: Lagos-returnees, WHO Official, Test Positive For COVID-19 in Bauchi State

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Three new cases of coronavirus have been recoreded in Bauchi State.

The new cases involve two Lagos-returnees and a staff of the World Health Organisation in the state bringing the total number of active cases in the state to six.

According to The PUNCH, the Information Officer, Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Ibrahim Sani, confirmed the three new cases on Thursday night.

He said, “It is true that Bauchi has three new cases. As you know, so far, five patients have recovered and have been discharged. With this new development, there are now six active cases in the state, with no death.”

Asked if any of the new cases is a contact of the two earlier infected WHO staff, Sani said, “Yes, one of the positive cases is a staffer of  WHO. He is a contact of the first case. Then, there is a woman and another man who both returned to the state from Lagos.

“The woman is from Giade Local Government Area of the state while the other person is a resident in Bauchi metropolis.”

Sani said the three new patients have been moved to the state isolation facility where they are receiving treatment.

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