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Coronavirus: 4 Ministers In Burkina Faso Test Positive

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Burkina Faso has joined the countries in Africa that is experiencing an increase in the cases of COVID-19 as four of its ministers have tested positive to the dreaded virus.

Burkina Faso has recorded cases of COVID-19
Burkina Faso has recorded cases of COVID-19

Among the ministers is Foreign Minister , as they were all found to be positive in a single day.

Barry had earlier dismissed the news as mere rumor but later took to his Twitter account where he admitted that he indeed had the .

Foreign Minister Alpha Barry
Foreign Minister Alpha Barry

He wrote:

“The rumour has become reality … I have just been notified positive for COVID-19.”

The other ministers include Education minister Stanislas Ouaro, Minister of Territorial Administration Simeon Sawadogo, and Mines Minister Oumaru Idani.  

The country of Burkina Faso reported its first case of COVID-19 on March 9, 2020, and has now recorded 40 cases.

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