in , ,

Coronavirus: Tanzania’s President John Magufuli Seen Foot Greeting Opposition Over Country’s Preparedness for Deadly Disease

It all looks as if the Tanzanian government is all ready to prevent any signs of the widely spread coronavirus outbreak in the country. Tanzania is one of the African countries unaffected by the China Wuhan City originated deadly virus.

Tanzania’s State House has shared a picture of President John Magufuli exchanging a foot greeting with opposition politician Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad, observing new measures by the health ministry to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The deadly virus, which broke out in January in China’s central city of Wuhan, has killed more than 3,000 people globally.

Loading...
Image caption: President John Magufuli (R) exchanging a foot greeting with opposition politician Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad

Most of the deaths are in China but over the past day there were nine times more new infections outside China than inside.

Governments around the world, including Tanzania, have advised people to avoid hugging, kissing and greeting people by hand to prevent the spread of the virus.

Tanzania has not registered any suspected cases.

Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Nigeria and Senegal are the only countries in Africa to report positive cases of the coronavirus.

Loading...

Written by How Africa

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CAPTCHA


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

China Overtakes Germany as Biggest Containership Nation

Royal Family from Saudi Arabia Used to Visit Nigeria for Treatment – Nigeria’s Health Minister