Connect with us

Health

Breaking: Abia governor, Ikpeazu recovers from coronavirus

Published

on

The governor of Abia State Okezie Ikpeazu has recovered from the coronavirus affliction.

The governor who has been receiving treatment for three weeks after he tested positive for COVID-19 on June 8 announced his recovery on Saturday.

There had been concern over his prolong stay in isolation among his supporters immediately after his 14 days without news of his recovery.

Read Also:  Coronavirus: Germany sends China 130 billion pound bill for 'damages'

In a statement on Saturday by the commissioner for information, John Kalu, said Ikpeazu was certified free of the disease on Friday.

“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,” the statement read.

Read Also:  COVID-19: How we saw it coming - DG

“Governor Ikpeazu is therefore deemed free of the virus according to the extant guidelines of NCDC and the World Health Organization (WHO).”

Trending

Contact Us:

  • Address: Address: 1st Floor,  Nwakpabi Plaza,  Suite 110, Waziri Ibrahim Crescent, Apo,  Abuja
  • Tel: +234 7036084449, +234 8066722600, +234 7012711701
  • Email: info@capitalpost.ng

Quick Links: