The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has tested negative to coronavirus, but has decided to remain in self-isolation.
A statement signed by his media aide, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, said the result is that of the rapid diagnostic test, while the governor awaits the result of the PCR test.
“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 more conclusive PCR test.”
“In the meantime, the governor has decided to continue to work in self-isolation and he is asymptomatic,” he said.
Recalled that Governor Obaseki went into self-isolation and sent his samples for testing after two persons he had closed contact with tested positive to coronavirus.