Minister Of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama Tests Positive For COVID-19


The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama who is one of those that has been at the forefront of the COVID-19 fight in country since the pandemic began has tested positive for COVID-19.

He made the announcement himself via Twitter on Sunday July 19 2020, stating that he tested positive after his fourth COVID-19 test on Saturday after developing symptoms of a throat irritation.

The Minister further stated that he is now heading for isolation in a health facility.

“Did my fourth COVID-19 test yesterday at the first sign of a throat irritation and unfortunately this time it came back positive. That is life! win some lose some. Heading for isolation in a health facility and praying for the best,” he said.

At several briefings by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Onyeama had assured Nigerians of efforts being made to curb the spread of the virus especially with regards to plans for Nigerians stuck outside the country.


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