WHO Chief self-quarantines after contact tests positive for COVID-19
NEWSMAN, Abuja – World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has revealed that he was self-quarantining after someone he had been in contact with tested positive for COVID-19 but stressed he had no symptoms.
Tedros who made this known in a tweet said he will be working from home.
Tedros has been at the forefront of the United Nations health agency’s efforts to battle the pandemic which has claimed nearly 1.2 million lives and infected over 46 million people worldwide since emerging in China late last year, AFP reported.
He further said that the WHO will continue to engage with partners in solidarity to save lives and protect the vulnerable.
Meanwhile, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its latest report announced a total of 62,964 confirmed cases, 58,790 discharged patients, and 1,146 related deaths.
NCDC also encouraged Nigerians to wear their face masks correctly to reduce the spread of corona virus.