COVID-19: Abia State  Governor, Ikpeazu Tests Negative

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Governor Ikpeazu of Abia State who formerly tested positive for COVID-19 has come out negative.

This update was revealed in a statement released by Abia State Commissioner for Information, John Kalu on Saturday, 4 July, 2020.

COVID-19: Abia State  Governor, Ikpeazu Tests Negative COVID-19
Governor Ikpeazu of Abia

The Governor had been on self isolation after been tested positive of the virus on the 8 June 2020 with his deputy governor standing in for him since then.

However, a repeated test was carried out on him by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control which returned negative on Friday, 3 July 2020.

The Commissioner for Information, John Kalu in the statement said “To God the glory of God, repeat COVID-19 test conducted by the NCDC on samples submitted by Governor Ikpeazu 2nd July, 2020, returned negative on Friday, 3rd July, 2020″

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

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