25 days after Governor Okezie Ikpeazu tested positive for Coronavirus, the Executive Governor of Abia state has recovered from the deadly disease, COVID-19.
The Abia state governor, Ikpeazu tested negative for the deadly virus on Friday, July 3.
Gistoftheday.com recalls that the Governor, Ikpeazu went into isolation after testing positive for the novel Coronavirus on June 8.
This was contained in a statement released by the state’s Commissioner of Information, John Okiyi Kalu while announcing the governor’s recovery.
The statement reads thus;
”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.
Governor Ikpeazu is therefore deemed free of the virus according to the extant guidelines of NCDC and the World Health Organization (WHO).
In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that the Executive Governor of Abia state, Okezie Ikpeazu has tested positive for COVID-19.
This was disclosed in a statement released on Monday by the Commissioner of Information in the state, John Okiyi Kalu.