Third Zambian minister tests positive for COVID-19

Zambian Minister of Transport and Communications revealed on Sunday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Mutotwe Kafwaya confirmed on his Facebook page that he tested positive after attending his mother’s funeral.

He called on citizens to maintain anti-COVID-19 measures that the government has put in place as people could catch the disease anywhere.

He became the third Zambian minister to test positive for COVID-19 after Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya and Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Dora Siliya.

Zambia has reported 1,895 cases and 42 deaths as of Sunday.