The minister of women affairs, Pauline Tallen, has contracted the coronavirus.
Tallen during a statement she signed announced on Sunday, December 27, that after her interaction with persons who later tested positive for the virus was confirmed to possess contracted the disease as revealed by a recent test result
However, the minister noted that including the very fact that she is asymptomatic to the disease, tests conducted on her relations returned negative.
“This is to tell the overall public that after undergoing a test administered on myself and members of my family, my result returned positive while that of members of my family tested negative.
“Currently, i’m asymptomatic and have gone into isolation during the amount of treatment. Please keep me in your prayers and that i implore you all stay safe and observe all COVID-19 protocols as we grapple with this pandemic.
“I urge you all to please take responsibility for yourself and family so as to guard our dear country even more at this point .”
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