Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Ghebreyesus may have tested positive for COVID-19.
Against this background, the WHO DG is now self quarantining.
Tedros made the announcement via his twitter handle on Monday 24th, November, 2020.
“I’ve been identified as a contact person of someone who has COVID-19 symptoms, I am well and without symptoms but will self quarantine over the coming days and self quarantine from home, Tedros twitted.
“My colleagues and I at WHO will continue to engage with partners in solidarity to save lives and protect the vulnerable”,he said.
Ghebreyesus and other officials at the WHO have been active in the fight against the novel Covid-19 pandemic since its outbreak early in the year.