Head of the UN Planet Foodstuff Programme, David Beasley, has declared that he experienced been tested optimistic for the novel coronavirus.
“I want you to be amongst the very first to know that in the past number of several hours I have been given affirmation, following testing, that I have the Covid-19 virus,’’ he claimed in a statement.
“I began sensation unwell this past weekend immediately after returning to my property in the United States from an official pay a visit to to Canada and I took an early conclusion to go into self-quarantine, 5 times in the past,’’ he included.
Beasley, 63, was the Republican governor of the U.S condition of South Carolina from 1995 to 1999.
He has led the Rome-based WFP, the UN’s food items help agency, considering that 2017.
In his assertion, he reported he was in good spirits with somewhat gentle indicators, and programs to carry on doing the job all through the time period of self-isolation which he reported should now strictly observe.
Beasley also mentioned he was performing with his group at WFP to trace back anybody who he could possibly had near get hold of with at a time when he was unaware of his an infection.