Ondo State Governor: Akeredolu Recovers From Coronavirus Disease

Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has recovered from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).⁣

The governor had announced last week that he was in isolation after testing positive for the highly infectious disease.⁣

However, he announced during a media briefing on Monday, July 7, 2020 that he has tested negative twice since last week’s announcement.⁣

Akeredolu is one of six state governors across the country who have been infected by the disease that was first detected in China in December 2019.⁣

Bauchi’s Governor Bala Mohammed, Kaduna’s Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Oyo’s Governor Seyi Makinde, and Abia’s Governor Okezie Ikpeazu have all been infected, and recovered from the disease.⁣

Delta’s Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, who also announced that he was infected last week, is yet to recover.⁣

A total of 28,711 cases of the coronavirus have been detected in Nigeria, with 645 officially declared dead.⁣


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