May 23, 2020 / 8:22 PM / 6 days ago

Zambia's information minister tests positive for coronavirus

LUSAKA, May 23 (Reuters) - Zambia’s information minister Dora Siliya said on Saturday she had tested positive for the coronavirus but was asymptomatic and had gone into self-isolation.

“Even after taking all precautions ... yesterday I did test positive for COVID-19,” she said in a video posted on WhatsApp and Twitter, calling on citizens to stay calm and observe hygiene and social distancing measures. (Reporting by Chris Mfula; Writing by Emma Rumney; Editing by Jonathan Oatis)

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