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Former Anambra Gov’ship Candidate, Obaze Contracts COVID-19

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Former Anambra Gov'ship Candidate, Obaze Contracts COVID-19

Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Anambra State in the 2017 election, Mr Oseloka Obaze has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Obaze, a former Secretary to Anambra State government (SGG), tested positive for the virus after undergoing a pre-travel test.

In a statement to newsmen, the former diplomat said he has isolated himself and also called on all those who had contact with him in recent times to do so too.

Obaze said, “Yesterday, 22/12/2020, I underwent a routine pre-travel Covid test. Today, I received the result, which indicated that I tested positive for Covid-19.

“Prior to that I had no symptoms whatsoever and was very discipline about my Covid-19 preventive protocols.

“I’m quarantining and following the recommended treatment regimen.

“I’ve reached out to those I might have been in contact with recently to inform them to self-isolate. COVID is real. I urge everyone to take it seriously.

“I’m quarantining and following the recommended treatment regimen. I’ve reached out to those I might have been in contact with recently to inform them to self-isolate. COVID is real. I urge everyone to take it seriously.”

Recall that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded nine hundred and ninety-nine (999) new cases of the COVID-19.

Naija News reports that the new cases were confirmed in a post on the agency Twitter handle on Tuesday night.

The new cases of COVID-19 reported by the NCDC bring Nigeria’s total confirmed cases to 79,789, with 68,879 patients discharged.

The country has also recorded 1,231 deaths from the deadly virus.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.