South Sudan Vice President And Wife Test Positive For Coronavirus



   South Sudan Vice President And Wife Test Positive For Coronavirus
South Sudan’s Vice President, Riek Machar and his wife Angelina Teny have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.

This was confirmed in a statement released on Monday May 18 by office of the vice president. It was further revealed that “a number of his office staff and bodyguards” had also tested positive for COVID-19.

Machar who also confirmed this on a state television, said he would be on self-isolation for 14 days at his residence alongside the rest of his staff who tested positive for the disease. 

South Sudan has recorded 347 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 6 deaths so far.

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