Thursday, August 20, 2020

Zambia's vice president tests positive for Covid-19

Zambia's Vice-President Inonge Wina has tested positive for Covid-19, the presidency's office as announced.

According to a statement released by the presidency, the vice-president tested positive on Tuesday following a positive result of her daughter with whom she stays with.

President Edgar Lungu has wished the vice-president a quick recovery.

According to the statement, a team of health officials visited the vice-president who underwent a comprehensive medical assessment.

The team recommended that she should be managed under home isolation with intensive and clinical nursing monitoring, it added.