Coronavirus – Sierra Leone: The first test has been confirmed negative

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone, March 25, 2020/ — News trending on social
media about a positive Corona case in sierra Leone is false.

The first test of the suspected corona virus involving a 21 year old
lady in Bo has been confirmed negative at the Kenema Government
Hospital.

But however, further steps will be conducted to validate the Kenema result.

There are also concerns about patient confidentiality which has been
breached in this instance.

Government encourage every citizen to please check the Ministry of
Information and Communications Facebook or website for authentic
information.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Information and
Communication, Sierra Leone.

Source: Ministry of Information and Communication, Sierra Leone