Thirteen extra members of the Imo State House of Assembly have examined constructive for Coronavirus.
This brings the overall variety of lawmakers within the state, who’re COVID-19 constructive to 14.
Spokesperson for the state’s Task Force on COVID-19, Chinedu Iwuala, disclosed this on Tuesday.
The new instances have been confirmed barely six days after a lawmaker, whose id was not launched, examined constructive for the virus within the state.
He stated samples of all different lawmakers and their aides have been taken to the laboratory for COVID-19 check however the outcomes of 13 extra members of the Assembly got here again constructive.
On Monday, June 22, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control introduced 9 new instances in Imo, bringing the overall instances within the state to 243.