Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus reported that at the moment he is well and without symptoms.
The director of the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed this Sunday that he has voluntarily placed himself in quarantine after being in contact with a person who tested positive for coronavirus.
“They have identified me as a contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID19,” he said. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus in a tweet.
And I add: “I am fine and I have no symptoms but I will be under quarantine observation in the next few days, in accordance with @WHO protocols and I work from home. “
Finally, the head of the WHO said: “It is vital that We all adhere to the health guidelines. This is how we will break the chains of # COVID19 transmission and protect health systems. “
The new coronavirus pandemic has caused at least 1,196,109 deaths in the world since the WHO office in China reported the appearance of the disease in December, according to a balance established by AFP this Sunday.
Since the beginning of the epidemic more than 46,099,440 people contracted the disease. Of these, at least 30,660,500 were recovered, according to authorities.
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