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To date, there is no vaccine and no specific antiviral medicine to prevent or treat COVID-2019. However, those affected should receive care to relieve symptoms. People with serious illness should be hospitalized. Most patients recover thanks to supportive care.

Antibiotics do not help, as they do not work against viruses. Treatment aims to relieve the symptoms while your body fights the illness. You'll need to stay in isolation, away from other people, until you have recovered.

Self Care

If you have mild symptoms, stay at home until you’ve recovered. You can relieve your symptoms if you:

  • Rest and sleep
  • Keep warm
  • Drink plenty of liquids
  • Use a room humidifier or take a hot shower to help ease a sore throat and cough
Medical Treatments

If you develop a fever, cough, and have difficulty breathing, promptly seek medical care. Call in advance and tell your health provider of any recent travel or recent contact with travelers.



Bauchi State isolation centre is equipped

Bauchi State isolation centre is equipped with the facilities, including ventilators and essentials needed to cater for the patients


Commissioner for Information and Communications, Bauchi State

Two came out remain positive and were recorded as new ones for us,

“From the samples that were sent to Abuja for testing as part of the evaluation of the existing cases, two came out remain positive and were recorded as new ones for us,”

H/E (Sen.) baba tela

Deputy Governor, Bauchi State - Nigeria

my second test for #COVID19 returned negative

“I just received the green light. My second test for #COVID19 returned negative,” he said on Twitter. “I thank you all for your prayers and support even while I was in isolation. Most importantly, all the praises and thanks be to Allah –the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.


Executive Governor of Bauchi State - Nigeria

We have been having three cases in Bauchi, later they (NCDC) added three

“We have been having three cases in Bauchi, later they (NCDC) added three, that made it six. We didn’t accept the three cases because there were discrepancies in the result, though we have had underground communication with them.

Dr Mohammed Maigoro Aliyu

Commissioner for Health, Bauchi State

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