COVID-19: Biden tests negative for disease after aide contracted disease

COVID-19: Biden tests negative for disease after aide contracted disease

- The result of the coronavirus test carried out on the projected winner of US presidential election, Joe Biden, has returned negative

- This is coming after Cedric Richmond, an incoming White House adviser contracted the deadly disease

- Coronavirus has continued to spread like wildfire since its outbreak in China

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The winner of the of the United States presidential election, Joe Biden, has tested negative for COVID-19 after an incoming White House adviser, Cedric Richmond, tested positive for the disease.

According to a report by Reuters, the disclosure was made in a statement by a spokeswoman for Biden, Kate Bedingfield.

Bedingfield stated that Richmond was not in close contact with Biden as defined by the Centers for Disease Control.

COVID-19: Biden tests negative for disease after aide contracted disease
Joe Biden has tested negative for the deadly coronavirus. Photo credit: @joebiden
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Since the outbreak of coronavirus in China, a lot of people around the world have been killed by the deadly respiratory disease.

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Nigeria has had its share of the disease, which has claimed the lives of both young and old. Recall that Dr Val, a Nigerian surgeon who treated wounded protesters during the EndSARS protest, lost his life to the deadly coronavirus.

He had vowed to train himself as an athlete and perform surgery effortlessly in a short period of time.

A Twitter user with the handle @Comradextian1 shared the news of Dr Val's death and a video of the latter attending to a wounded protester on the social media site.

He wrote:

"My friend and brother Dr. Val... Helping out during the end sars protest... But it's so so sad Dr. Val is gone."

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In other news, leaked audio reportedly obtained by The Intercept has claimed that Joe Biden said the Republicans used the defund police movement to defeat Democrats in down-ballot races in the November election.

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The projected winner of the US presidential election reportedly made the statement in a virtual meeting he had with civil rights leaders on Tuesday, December 8.

Biden was reported to have said:

"That’s how they beat the living hell out of us across the country, saying that we’re talking about defunding the police. We’re not. We’re talking about holding them accountable."

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