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Coronavirus: Buhari Tests Negative, Abba Kyari Infected

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President Muhammadu Buhari  underwent a test  for coronavirus and has tested negative.  His Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, is however not lucky as he is found to have been infected with the dreaded disease.


According to THISDAY, The NCDC informed the president on the outcome of his negative result  in on Tuesday morning.

THISDAY referring to  presidential sources, said  the test for the president was necessitated after his Chief of Staff, Mr. Abba Kyari tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

Kyari  travelled to Germany on Saturday, March 7th to meet with officials of Siemens in Munich on the Nigerian electricity expansion programme.

He returned exactly  a week  later on Saturday, March 14th, but did not show any symptoms.

He reportedly  had  a meeting on containing the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria all through Sunday, where he reportedly started to cough.

He then  voluntarily submitted himself for testing and was informed of his status yesterday.

Kyari  is has however gone into absolute isolation following the test result.

According to THISDAY,  he is hale and hearty and showing no symptoms apart from the occasional cough