Edo Governor, Obaseki tests negative for coronavirus

Ebun Francis| Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, has tested negative for coronavirus but will remain in self-isolation.

Crusoe Osagie, his spokesman who made the disclosure in a statement, said the result is that of the rapid diagnostic test, while the result of the PCR test is being awaited.

Osagie said, β€œI 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.”

β€œIn the meantime, the governor has decided to continue to work in self-solation and he is asymptomatic,” he added.

Governor Obaseki went into self-isolation on Wednesday after coming in contact two persons who tested positive for coronavirus.

Nigeria currently has 15 cases of the dreaded virus.

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