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Founder of Daar communications,Raymond Dokpesi Snr, and 7 members of his family test positive for COVID-19

Chief Raymond Dokpesi, founder of Daar communications, his daughter-in law, along with six members of his family, have tested positive for Coronavirus.

A test conducted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on the Dokpesi family came out positive for eight members of the family.

They have all been evacuated by the NCDC to the isolation centre at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada where his son is already receiving treatment

Reacting to the development, the former AIT chairman, who spoke shortly after the arrival of the NCDC Ambulance, said he feels very well.

“I am of quite ok, i feel very well”, he said, an indication that his condition is still asymptotic

This is coming after his son, Raymond Jnr, tested positive for the virus and had been sent to the Isolation center in Abuja.

The entire DAAR headquarters building sitting aloft the Kpaduma hills in Asokoro District Of Abuja have since been fumigated.

Nigeria Thursday recorded 204 coronavirus cases, the first time the daily recorded cases of the virus exceeded 200.

Before the Thursday figure, the highest daily coronavirus cases recorded was 196, on Wednesday.

Also, a state other than Lagos recorded the highest daily figure, the first time in weeks.

According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Kano State recorded 80 of the 204 cases recorded Thursday while Lagos recorded 45.

Thursday’s 204 cases bring the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,932. Deaths from the virus also increased to 58 from 51 on Wednesday.

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