President Sall’s brother tests positive for covid-19, Kouthia discharged

May 28, 2020, 12:50 PM

Aliou Sall, the younger brother to President Macky Sall on Tuesday tested positive for covid-19 together with his second wife Isata Sall, he announced on his Twitter account.

They were infected by their driver.

In another development, Senegalese famous comedian Samba Sine commonly known as Kouthia also tested positive for covid-19. He was admitted three weeks at Fann Hospital before he was discharged on Tuesday.

He told the press that “there were false rumours about my health but thank God I am fine now.”

“I thank God, my fans, religious leaders both Muslims and Christians, media fraternity for their support and prayers.”

“I will give press conference in two weeks time.”

“I thank God, since I have the experience of covid-19, I now will be able to sensitise the public to be careful and know that this is real.”

Meanwhile, Senegal Ministry of Health reported 92 positive cases of covid-19 which brings the country’s total infection to 3,253; 1,586 recovered, 38 deaths and 1, 628 under treatment.

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