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COVID-19: WHO DG, Tedros Ghebreyesus Self-Isolates




Director-General of the WHO Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Ganiyat Ganiyu

The Director-General of the World Health Organization, WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has said that he is in self-quarantine after someone he was in contact with tested positive for COVID-19.

Ghebreyesus in a tweet late on Sunday, added that he was symptom-free and feeling well.

“I have been identified as a contact of someone who has tested positive for #COVID19. I am well and without symptoms but will self-quarantine over the coming days, in line with @WHO protocols, and work from home,” Tedros said.

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Tedros stressed on Twitter that “it is critically important that we all comply with health guidance.

“This is how we will break chains of #COVID19 transmission, suppress the virus, and protect health systems,” he added.

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