The State COVID-19 Task Force Chairman, Dr Inodu Apoku, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Yenagoa.
According to Apoku, it was the third death from the nine new cases recorded by the state on Thursday.
Recall that Bayelsa had last week recorded COVID-19 related death cases
Apoku said, “One of these fresh unlinked cases was brought in critically ill and died a few minutes after admission.
“Following the history of the sickness, as was revealed by relatives, samples were collected for COVID-19 testing.
“She died as a COVID-19 suspected case.
“The test result returned positive, and as such, we have another COVID -19 related death making a total of three deaths in the state.”