Three Ministers test positive for Covid19, presently on quarantine

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As Guinea- Bissau records 78 confirmed cases of Covid19, Prime Minister  Nuno Nabiam, and three ministers, on Wednesday tested positive for Coronavirus.

The three are currently on  quarantine at a hotel in the country’s capital, Bissau, Health Minister, Antonio Deuna confirms.

It was learnt that some members of the cabinet: Interior Minister Botche Cande and two secretaries of state, Mario Fambe and Monica Buaro were also infected.

So far Guinea-Bissau has recorded only one death with 18 recoveries, according to figures compiled by the US-based Johns Hopkins University.

President Umaro Sissoco Embalo had also extended the nationwide state of emergency due to COVID-19 to May 11.