155 Persons Die Of Suspected COVID-19 In Yobe State

The strange deaths in Northern Nigeria continue despite the effort of the Nigeria Centre of Disease Control NCDC to fix out the real cause of the deaths. A community in Yobe state has experienced a terrible as about 155 persons have lost their lives. The cause of their deaths is suspected to be the ravaging COVID-19.

It all started in Kano where about 700 persons have died and effort to reveal the cause of these strange deaths still not successful. The strange deaths have moved to other states in Northern Nigeria.

A rumour has it that the cause of death is the coronavirus pandemic but the presidential task force has come to debunk the claim.

No less than 155 persons have died in Gashua and Potiskum areas of Yobe State over the last six days after exhibiting symptoms related with Coronavirus, SaharaReporters can confirm.

The deaths, which have caused panic among residents of the state, is similar to the situation experienced in Kano recently where people in large numbers died consistently for several days to what had now been confirmed by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to be the virus.

Between April 30 and May 5, 98 people died in Potiskum, a source told SaharaReporters on Wednesday.

“Cemeteries are now the busiest places in these towns.

“In Gashua town, at least 57 have died. Those dying are mostly elders, yet the state Committee on COVID-19 is sleeping in Damaturu as if nothing is happening,” another source familiar with the situation, said.

Recall that Buni recently gifted 14 Emirs luxury Sports Utility Vehicles worth over N600m despite the poverty rate in the state.


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