BREAKING: Obaseki tests negative for COVID-19, remains in self-isolation


The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has tested negative for coronavirus .

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie disclosed this in a statement.

Osagie clarifies the result is that of the rapid diagnostic test, while 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.

Governor Obaseki had on Wednesday said he went into self-isolation and sent his samples for testing after two persons he met some days ago, tested positive for coronavirus.

The Edo state speaker, Frank Okiye on Wednesday tested positive to the Coronavirus being the index case in the state.

One thought on “BREAKING: Obaseki tests negative for COVID-19, remains in self-isolation

  1. David Foss

    Those who are closely connected to the speaker etc should be located quickly, tested and quarantined if necessary there should not be any form of lackadaisicalness


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