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The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, said on Tuesday members of the Chinese medical team currently in Nigeria to assist in the ongoing efforts to rid the country of the COVID-19 pandemic had tested negative for the disease.

Ehanire disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 briefing in Abuja.

The Chinese team comprising doctors, nurses, and laboratory technicians completed their 14-day mandatory isolation last Wednesday.

The minister’s confirmation will put to rest speculations on the status of the Chinese medical team who arrived in the country April 8.