Umahi, daughter recover from COVID-19

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has tested negative for COVID-19.

The Governor confirmed this in a statement he signed on Friday.

Umahi also said his daughter and three of his aides, who also contracted the virus, have also tested negative.

The Governor thanked God for his recovery and residents for their prayers and support.

Umahi on July 4 announced he, his daughter, and some aides tested positive for coronavirus.

Although he said they were not showing any symptoms, they went into isolation in line with protocols laid down by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

He directed his Deputy Kelechi Igwe to take over governance.