JUBA – Hussein Abdelbagi, South Sudan’s vice-president and the chairman of the coronavirus taskforce committee has tested positive for COVID-19, officials close to him said this evening.
This comes after the coronavirus cases rose by 188 to 1004 today.
Speaking to Sudans Post moments ago, a government official who is also among those working in the taskforce said Abdelbagi tested positive today.
“It is true the vice-president has been found with coronavirus,” the official said from Juba.
“There are also a number of government officials inside the high-level taskforce who have tested positive for the coronavirus,” the official added.