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Minister of Health tests positive to coronavirus

MINISTER of Health Chitalu Chilufya with Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services Dora Siliya washing hands before starting a press briefing in Lusaka yesterday. PICTURE: CHONGO SAMPA

STEVEN MVULA, Lusaka
MINISTER of Health Chitalu Chilufya has tested positive to coronavirus, barely a week after Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya was found with the virus.
Dr Chilufya, who is asymptomatic, has since gone into self-isolation as per public health regulations.
Updating the nation on COVID-19 yesterday, Secretary to the Cabinet Simon Miti also called for respect of Ms Siliya’s right to privacy.
“Dr Chilufya took a COVID-19 test and he is positive. He has since commenced self-isolation, and the Ministry of Health has been reaching out to his primary contacts CLICK TO READ MORE



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