S. Sudan: Juba foreigner suspected to have coronavirus tests negative

Medical staff members wearing protective clothing at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital. (Hector RETAMAL / AFP)

March 16th 2020 (Nyamilepedia) – A foreigner in South Sudan’s capital Juba who had been rushed to Juba Teaching Hospital on suspicion of coronavirus has tested negative, sources with direct knowledge said.

On Saturday, the unnamed foreigner who had coronavirus-like symptoms was rushed to Juba hospital and a health ministry official told the Nyamilepedia this morning that he was tested on Sunday and the results came negative this morning.

“The foreigner who came from Australia almost two weeks ago and was suspected to have the coronavirus has tested negative for the virus on today,” the health ministry official said.

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