Abia Governor Now Free of COVID-19

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Following weeks of treatment while in isolation, Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has now tested negative for COVID-19.
The repeat COVID-19 test conducted by Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on samples submitted by submitted by the Governor on Thursday  returned negative on Friday.
According to a press statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi Kalu, Governor Ikpeazu is therefore deemed free of the virus according to the extant guidelines of NCDC and the World Health Organization (WHO).
The Governor had reportedly tested positive for the virus some few weeks ago back, a development that prompted him to go into isolation where he as treated.