Gombe state Task Force Committee on COVID-19 has said it recorded five more coronavirus related deaths.
The chairman of the committee, Professor Idris Mohammad, stated this during a daily briefing in Gombe Wednesday.
He said the five latest fatalities included a director at Government House, working at SSG office who died on Sunday.
Prof Muhammad said with the latest fatalities, the state has evidence of community transmitting
He added that with five new fatalities now, the state has recorded 8 deaths and discharged 124 people from isolation centres in the state.