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COVID-19: Governor Okowa’s Family Test Negative As Delta Records Zero Cases In Days


Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, his wife, Edith and daughter have tested negative to COVID-19.

This is as the state has witnessed zero cases of the infection in the past two days.

Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, made this known in a statement in Asaba on Tuesday, and said that other members of the First Family also tested negative to the virus.

Ifeajika recalled that the governor and his wife tested positive to the virus on July 1 and went into isolation for necessary treatment. Their daughter had tested positive to the virus a few days earlier.

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“The governor gave God all the glory and praise and expressed appreciation to all Deltans and other Nigerians who interceded for the family in prayers.

“He appealed to all residents in the state to obey all instructions and regulations targeted at combating and stemming the transmission of COVID-19 in the state,” he said.

Meanwhile, Delta State currently sits at the Sixth position on the chart of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, a total of 1359 Coronavirus infection was been recorded in the state.

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