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EDO State Home of Meeting Speaker Frank Okiye on Thursday spoke about his restoration from Coronavirus (COVID-19) after 21 days in isolation with out infecting anybody with the lethal virus.

Okiye, who addressed reporters in Benin, the state capital, mentioned all he did to stop infesting his aides, members of the family and mates with the virus was strict adherence to authorities tips, particularly these on social distancing, obligatory use of face masks, amongst others.

The Speaker, who’s the index COVID-19 case in Edo State, is among the many 10 sufferers who’ve absolutely recovered and discharged after testing destructive twice for the virus and handled with help from the state authorities.

Narrating his ordeal, he mentioned: “I got here into the nation from London by means of the worldwide airport, through the native airport, and all the way down to Benin Airport with my aides and moved to my home. I used to be in self-isolation for about three weeks and none of my aides, members of the family or mates was infested.

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“That was made potential as a result of we insisted on adherence to all precautionary measures, together with social distancing, common hygiene, and sanitising of the surroundings. I ensured that should you had something to do with me, you should put on a face masks.

“I used to be an index case and didn’t infest anyone. I’m sure that if we had 10 folks like that, the factor wouldn’t have unfold as we’ve got it in the present day.”

“I wish to attraction to you my brothers and sisters to be a part of this screening and testing in numerous centres throughout the state as it would assist to curtail the unfold of this lethal virus.”


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