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13 Imo lawmakers test positive for COVID-19

No fewer than 13 members of the Imo State House of Assembly have tested positive for coronavirus.

This was confirmed by the State Task Force spokesman Chinedu Iwuala to newsmen on Tuesday.

With this confirmation, the total number of lawmakers in the state who are COVID-19 positive is now 14.

The infected lawmakers have gone into self-isolation and the State Assembly Complex in Owerri has remained shut since the first lawmaker was diagnosed with the virus.

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