471 die in Yobe in 3 weeks

Four hundred and seventy-one people died in Yobe State in the last three weeks, the state task force on COVID-19 made the revelation on Tuesday.

The Yobe State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Muhammad Lawan Gana, who is also the vice-chairman of the state committee on COVID-19, said those that died were mostly elderly people.

He added that the total of 471 was put together between the last week of April and the second week of May.

According to the commissioner, the casualties were recorded in Potiskum, which is the business capital of Yobe State, Nguru, Gashu’a and Damaturu the state capital.

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