As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

As the rate of COVID-19 pandemic in Bauchi State is drastically reducing, the state have recorded another death of a patient at the treatment center.

This was contained in the Bauchi COVID19 Situation Report and made available to journalists in Bauchi.

According to the report, as the 7th August 2020, five other patients have been discharged after receiving treatment while 35 other patients are currently under medical care at the various Isolation centers in the state with a case fatality rate of 2.43%.

So far, the state has recorded a total of 526 recoveries out of the total number of 575 confirmed cases since the outbreak of the pandemic in the state.

With the death of one more patient, the state has now so far recorded a total of 14 deaths since the outbreak of the pandemic in late February.

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