Zambia’s Information Minister Dora Siliya has said that most of her contacts have been tested after she was diagnosed with Covid-19.
The minister, who announced her test results via Twitter on Saturday, had urged everyone she had come into contact with to cooperate with health officials to keep everyone else safe.
Ms Siliya said she was asymptomatic and was self-isolating with close monitoring by medics.
She had been participating in public education on coronavirus prevention before she tested positive.
The minister said she had followed all regulations but still tested positive and has urged the public to adhere to safety measures.
In her latest update on Twitter, she lauded health officials: