The Bayelsa Government has debunked the rumour that there are cases of coronavirus in the state, noting that the news making the round to that effect is fake Dr Inodu Apoku, Permanent Secretary, Bayelsa Ministry of Health who dispelled the rumour at a conference on Friday in Yenagoa, said the storywas fabricated to cause fear.
He warned the public against the spread of rumour on coronavirus pandemic in the state. Apoku, however assured the peple of government’s commitment to preventing the outbreak and spread of the disease and urged them not to fear, but to always embrace the facts about the pandemic. The permanent secretary said: “Stop the spread of fake COVID-19 news in Bayelsa.
- Vanguard news