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Breaking: Obaseki Tests Negative To Coronavirus

  • remains in self-isolation pending the outcome of PCR test.

The Executive Governor of Edo State Godwin Obaseki has tested negative for Coronavirus.

However, Obaseki has decided to remain in self-isolation in the meantime.

Godwin Obaseki
Godwin Obaseki

The development was disclosed by the Governor Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy Mr Crusoe Osagie.

Osagie said the test result is that of the rapid diagnostic test, meanwhile, the governor awaits the result of the PCR test.

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.

Obaseki went into self-isolation on Wednesday after the Abba Kyari the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed whom he had had contact tested positive to the virus.