Dakar – Senegal's President Macky Sall began a preventative two-week quarantine after coming into contact with a coronavirus case, although the leader has tested negative for the disease, his office said.
"In line with medical advice on the matter, President Sall has put himself in quarantine for two weeks from Wednesday," spokesperson Seydou Gueye said in a short televised statement.
Since the pandemic erupted earlier this year, a number of senior political figures worldwide have caught the disease, including British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was hospitalised and has now recovered.
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