WHO DG, Ghebreyesus gives update on his COVID-19 status

Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Ghebreyesus has given the latest update on his COVID-19 status.

The WHO DG in a series of tweet on his verified handle @Dr.Tedros said he is well without symptoms but will go into quarantine in the coming days.

Tedros disclosed this after he was said to have had contact with someone who has symptoms of Coronavirus

His tweet reads: “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.”

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Ghebreyesus alongside other health officials have been at the forefront of fighting the pandemic.

He urged the public to continue to comply with health guidance in order to suppress the virus.

“This is how we will break chains of COVID-19 transmission, suppress the virus, and protect health systems,” his tweet added.


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