Three Ministers test positive for Covid19, presently on quarantine
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.