COVID-19: Governor Dave Umahi, daughter and aides test negative

The Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, his daughter and three of his close aides has recovered and tested negative for COVID-19.

In a statement released 1 month after the governor tested positive for the virus, Umahi while thanking God for his recovery on Friday disclosed that his daughter and three of his close aides also tested negative for the virus.

Umahi thanked God for his recovery and the people of the state for their prayers and support. Recovery came four weeks after they were infected by COVID-19.

Ebonyi has recorded over 785 cases of COVID-19 since the outbreak began in February in the country.

Recall, Governor Umahi announced that he, his daughter and aides tested positive after carrying out the test on July 4 2020.

Although he said they were not showing any symptoms, he, however, said they went into isolation in line with protocols laid down by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

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