Seven Days after, UCH CMD Tests Negative

Olanrewaju Suraju

Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital (UCH), Prof. Abiodun Otegbayo, who last week tested positive to COVID-19 has tested negative.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the hospital, Mr. Toye Akinrinlola, made the disclosure in a statement issued thursday.

The statement read: “I have the pleasure to announce that the repeated test of the UCH CMD, Prof. Otegbayo, has returned negative. He had earlier tested positive to the COVID-19 last Friday.

“Prof. Otegbayo had on Sunday personally said in a statement that he tested positive for COVID-19, and admonished all those who had contact with him to go on self-quarantine.

“However, his samples were taken again on March 31, 2020. Today, at about 3.00p.m., the result came out negative.”