After a number of people being tested positive of the COVID-19 in Afghanistan’s Presidential Palace, the Afghan President and other official were tested of the diseases as a precautionary measure to ensure their safety.
An official confirmed that Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has been tested negative for the COVID-19.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Spokesperson, Sediq Sediqqi took to twitter to say, “The President is healthy and is leading government efforts on all fronts. All precautions are in place to make sure his work environment is safe and healthy.”
He added that President Ashraf Ghani and his wife were tested for the COVID-19 and “both results are negative”.
In his recent address to the nation on April 21, President Ashraf Ghani urged the fellow citizens to take the coronavirus seriously and said, “Coronavirus took all by surprise… But we, from the first days, took this virus seriously and by the grace of God the number of fatalities in our country is lower than in other countries”.