24 Army Officers, 9 Prisoners, 36 others Test Positive For COVID-19 In Bauchi

Bauchi State recorded 69 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, Executive Chairman of the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, has said.

This is the highest reported in a day since the outbreak of the virus in the state.


24 Army Officers, 9 Prisoners, 36 others Test Positive For COVID-19 In Bauchi 2


According to Mohammed, 24 of the new cases are personnel of the Nigerian Army newly transferred to Bauchi while nine are prisoners.

This comes a week after the State Deputy Governor, Baba Tela, tested positive for COVID-19. Tela is currently undergoing treatment at the state isolation centre.

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24 Army Officers, 9 Prisoners, 36 others Test Positive For COVID-19 In Bauchi

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