The Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, will quarantine for fourteen days after being in contact with a coronavirus positive recently.
“I have been identified as a contact for someone who has tested positive for # COVID19. I am fine and without symptoms, but I will be quarantined in the following days in line with WHO protocols and will work from home,” Tedros announced this Sunday in his personal Twitter account.
I have been identified as a contact of someone who has tested positive for #COVID19. I am well and without symptoms but will self-quarantine over the coming days, in line with @WHO protocols, and work from home.
– Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (@DrTedros) November 1, 2020
In other messages on this social network, Tedros has pointed out the importance of everyone complying with these health protocols to “cut the chain of transmission, eliminate the virus and protect health systems.”
Since the pandemic began, Tedros has been the visible face of the WHO in the fight to contain the coronavirus Worldwide.