The Bayelsa State government has announced the death of another COVID-19 patient.
The State COVID-19 Task Force Chairman, Dr Inodu Apoku, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Yenagoa.
According to Apoku, it was the third death from the nine new cases recorded by the state on Thursday.
Thelagostimes recalls that Bayelsa had last week recorded COVID-19 related death cases.
“One of these fresh unlinked cases was brought in critically ill and died a few minutes after admission.
“Following the history of the sickness, as was revealed by relatives, samples were collected for COVID-19 testing. She died as a COVID-19 suspected case”, Apoku said.