HEAD of State, President Hage Geingob, today announced that he undertook a coronavirus test and tested negative.
Taking to his Twitter this morning, the head of State announced that he received his results this morning.
“Yesterday, I took a COVID-19 test and received my results this morning. The test came out negative. If you feel any COVID-19 related symptoms, make sure that you get tested as a preventive measure. It is the right thing to do to protect others. Together, we cab defeat COVID-19,” Geingob’s tweet reads.
Secretary to Cabinet, George Simataa yesterday announced on national Television that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus. He is the first prominent politician in the country to disclose his Covid-19 status.
Simataa said he took it upon himself to get tested although he had no COVID-19 related symptoms.
“When I saw that we are working very close with people at cabinet office and the office of the prime minister, I asked the executive director of the office of the prime minister to arrange that we should be tested. Ever since Covid-19 started, we are at the centre of meeting everyday and making information available, putting it together for consideration by leadership. On Thursday we were swabbed and on Sunday morning I was informed of my positive results, “Simataa said.
He also maintained that his family members were swabbed. Simataa has been in isolation since Sunday.