Kwara Deputy Governor beats COVID-19, comes out negative in repeat test


Kwara State Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi has recovered from the novel coronavirus, as his result came back negative in a repeat test.

The Deputy Governor tested positive for the virus alongside his wife on August 4, after some of his aides caught the novel coronavirus.

While Mr Alabi is out of the wood, his wife is still down with the virus, and currently receiving medical attention.

Announcing Alabi’s new status, Rafiu Ajakaye, spokesman, Kwara State Covid-19 Technical Committee wrote in a statement today, “On Friday evening, August 28th, the result of a repeat test by His Excellency the Deputy Governor of Kwara State and Chairman of the Technical Committee on COVID-19 Mr Kayode Alabi came back negative. This means the Deputy Governor is free of the virus and would be back to his desk.

“The government thanks members of the public for their support and prayers, and the medical team for their hard work. The government equally wishes all of our remaining patients, including Her Excellency the wife of the Deputy Governor, safe recovery like the Deputy Governor, while calling on everyone to not let down their guards as every step is being taken to flatten the curve of transmission.”


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