Just In: Obaseki Tests Negative For COVID-19, Remains In Self-Isolation

Governor Godwin Obaseki addressing a gathering in Abuja on July 19, 2019.


The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has examined unfavorable for coronavirus however has determined to stay in self-isolation.

In a press release, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, mentioned the result’s that of the speedy diagnostic check, whereas the Governor awaits the results of the PCR check.

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According to him, “I can confirm that the governor tested negative for coronavirus when he ran the rapid diagnostic test for the virus. However, we are currently awaiting the result of a more conclusive PCR test.”

“In the meantime, the governor has decided to continue to work in self-solation and he is asymptomatic,” he added.

Governor Obaseki had on Wednesday mentioned he went into self-isolation and despatched his samples for testing after two individuals he met some days in the past, examined constructive for coronavirus.

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