Dr. Victor Okezie Ikpeazu
The Abia state Governor Dr. Victor Okezie Ikpeazu, has tested positive from COVID-19.
This was made know to newsmen in Umuahia, the state capital, this morning.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Sunday, announced 260 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 12,486.
Abia State recorded the highest daily figure on Sunday with 67 infections, more than quadruple its initial 16 infections since February.
However, Lagos state remains the epicentre for the disease
Twelve deaths were recorded from the virus on Sunday bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 354.
Details coming shortly