Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno

Covid-19: Chadian President isolates after staff test positive

Chad’s interim president, Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno, has quarantined himself as a precautionary measure after members of his staff tested positive for coronavirus.

He made the announcement on Sunday after returning from France where he attended the Paris Peace Forum and a conference on Libya.

“When we arrived this evening from Paris, some members of my close team tested positive for Covid-19. Although I tested negative, I will quarantine myself as a precaution,” he said on Facebook.

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