Breaking: WHO DG test positive for COVID-19

The Director-General of the World Health Organization, Tedros Ghebreyesus, has contracted the deadly coronavirus disease.

Tedros Ghebreyesus personally announced the sad news in a series of tweets on his verified Twitter account.

According to him: “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.”

“My colleagues and I at WHO will continue to engage with partners in solidarity to save lives and protect the vulnerable.”