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Senegal president goes into 15-day quarantine after exposure to COVID-19

Senegalese President Macky Sall

Senegalese President Macky Sall

Senegalese President Macky Sall, 58, is self-quarantining as a precaution after coming in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

The president's office issued a statement late Wednesday, saying although Sall tested negative for the virus, he will isolate himself for 15 days based on the advice of doctors.

Meantime, Yeya Diallo, a Senegalese lawmaker who announced Wednesday that she had tested positive for the coronavirus, is urging people to takes steps such as social distancing to avoid becoming infected and spreading the virus.

So far, Senegal has confirmed more than 6,100 coronavirus cases and 93 deaths.  


0 #1 Lysol 2020-06-25 20:07
Uganda may never know in the case of M7 testing positive for the COVID-19.

He would hide it from us and acts tough as always, which is a sign of weakness and cowardice.
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