COVID-19: Ikpeazu to leave isolation after testing negative to COVID-19
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC has confirmed the Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu Coronavirus free.
This is coming weeks after the governor tested positive for the virus; a situation that was accompanied by kidney complications.
In a statement signed by Chief John Okiyi Kalu, the Honorable Commissioner for Information, Abia State on Thursday, Gov. Ikpeazu has tested negative and may return home any time soon.
Chief John said: “To the glory of God, repeat COVID-19 test conducted by Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on samples submitted by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu on Thursday, 2nd July 2020, returned negative result on Friday, 3rd July 2020.
“Governor Ikpeazu is therefore deemed free of the virus according to the extant guidelines of NCDC and the World Health Organization (WHO). Thank you”. He added.
Nwada Ugochinyere Onyechere reporting, Obinwannem News