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Abia Governor, Ikpeazu, recovers from COVID-19

Abia State is in jubilation mood as the news of recovering from coronavirus of the state Governor Okezie Ikpeazu was broke on Saturday.

The recovery news was disclosed by the state’s Commissioner for Information, John Kalu, as he said the governor’s samples submitted on Thursday returned negative on Friday.

In the statement by Kalu the governor became free from the disease after testing negative to repeated test.

He said: “To the glory of God, repeat COVID-19 test conducted by Nigeria Center for Disease Control 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 Organisation.”

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