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13 house of assembly members test positive for covid-19 in Imo state

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13 more lawmakers in Imo state have tested positive for COVID-19.

The new cases were confirmed barely six days after a lawmaker, whose identity was not made public, tested positive for covid-19 in the state.

Chairman of the state’s Covid-19 task force, Professor Maurice Iwu, had disclosed on Tuesday, June 16, that a member of the house of assembly tested positive. He also added that the infected lawmaker has been placed on isolation with his wife, while tests has been directed to be conducted on all the state lawmakers.

On Monday, June 22, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 9 new cases in Imo, bringing the total cases in Imo to 243.

It has now been revealed that 13 more lawmakers have been infected with the virus in Imo state.

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