- Daar Communications Plc founder, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has tested negative for coronavirus
- Two of his grandchildren were also discharged after testing negative
- Meanwhile, Dopkpesi said the past two weeks provided him with the first-hand experience of the enormous challenge before Nigeria
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After several days spent receiving treatment, Chief Raymond Dokpesi has tested negative for COVID-19.
As a result of this, the founder of Daar Communications Plc, has also been discharged from the University of Abuja Treatment Centre.
Tribune reports that two of his grandchildren were also discharged while the final test results of other family members are being expected.
The news outlet reports that in a letter of appreciation, Dokpesi expressed gratitude to God for seeing him and his family through the ordeal.
“I am exceptionally indebted to the God Almighty for keeping and protecting me and my entire family all through our isolation at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada Isolation Centre."
Going further, he confessed that the past two weeks provided him with the first-hand experience of the enormous challenge before Nigeria as a country.
Recall that Legit.ng reported that Dokpesi, was on Friday, May, 1 confirmed to have contracted the coronavirus disease.
This came after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) conducted tests on Dokpesi and his family members just a few days after his son went into isolation, The Cable reports.
The results by the NCDC proved that eight persons in the family have been infected with the disease.
Following this, Dokpesi, alongside the affected family members, was evacuated to an isolation center in the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja, where his son was already receiving treatment for the disease.
Legit.ng had also reported that the son of Dokpesi tested positive for the virus.
Dokpesi was said to have been self-isolating in the past week before he developed malaria symptoms and started coughing.
He reportedly contacted the NCDC for a COVID-19 test which came back positive.
Legit.ng gathered that he disclosed this in a short message to members of staff in Abuja.
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