The Bauchi State authorities mentioned on Friday that 9 new instances of Coronavirus (COVID-19) had been recorded, bringing the variety of optimistic instances within the State to 38.
Dr Aliyu Maigoro, Bauchi State Commissioner for Well being, instructed the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) that the outcomes have been despatched in final on Thursday evening by the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC), Abuja.
He mentioned that 87 out of the 90 returnees from Rivers and Enugu States remoted in Future Resort, had been discharged, whereas three of them examined optimistic to COVID-19.
“We have now recorded 9 new instances of Coronavirus within the state, so our complete replace now’s 38,” he mentioned.
Maigoro additionally mentioned that solely one of many repatriated Quranic Schooling pupils (Almajiri) examined optimistic for the lethal illness, opposite to the hearsay that lots of them examined optimistic.
Nonetheless, he didn’t disclose which States repatriated the Quranic college students.
“There was a hearsay that many Quranic Schooling pupils examined optimistic for the virus, however solely certainly one of them was optimistic of the novel virus,” he mentioned.
Maigoro mentioned that folks ought to proceed to stick to all the ideas as suggested by well being consultants as a preventive measures to curtail the unfold of the virus within the State.
He mentioned the ideas remained sustaining social distancing, utilizing face masks, washing fingers with cleaning soap and water and making use of hand sanitisers. (NAN)