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Breaking: Raymond Dokpesi Tests Positive For Coronavirus



COVID-19 Test Result: NCDC Replies Raymond Dokpesi

The Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr, has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19).

Dokpesi disclosed this in a short message to members of staff in Abuja on Monday.

It was gathered that Dokpesi was said to have been self-isolating in the past week before he developed malaria symptoms and started coughing.

He reportedly contacted the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for a COVID-19 test which came back positive.

“I got a call this morning confirming the result is COVID-19 positive. I am leaving now to the Gwagwalada Isolation Centre for treatment and hope to be back in two weeks.

“Many of you may have interacted with me during our various meetings and I would advise you to get tested as soon as possible,” the message read.

Naija News reports that the contact tracing team of the NCDC is to begin a test of persons, who may have had contact with Dokpesi in the past two weeks as well as all other members of staff.

Source: Naija News

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.