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4 relatives of COVID-19 index patient in Bayelsa test positive

Gour relatives of the Bayelsa State index case of COVID-19 have tested positive for coronavirus according to the latest report from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Confirming this yesterday during a press conference in Yenagoa, the Co-chairman of the Bayelsa State Task Force on COVID19 Dr Inodu Apoku, said the four confirmed cases were among the 60 samples sent to the Irrua Reference Laboratory for test.

This now brings to five, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state. He pointed out that the four confirmed cases who had since been placed on self isolation have been evacuated to the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital (NDUTH) Isolation Centre, where they will be managed and closely monitored.

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