Political Leader Riek Machar
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According to a statement posted on Monday on the office’s Facebook page and attributed to press secretary James Gatdek Dak. Riek Machar, South Sudan’s former rebel leader and its first vice president, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Machar’s wife, Minister of Defence Angelina Teny, office staff and bodyguards have also been infected. Machar posted on Facebook as a public statement declaring that he is found positive, and from 18th May will self-quarantine in his residence for the next 14 days.

Data Source: Kenyan Report

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