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Peru: President Castillo tests negative for COVID-19

Photo: ANDINA/Presidency of the Republic of Peru

Photo: ANDINA/Presidency of the Republic of Peru

11:23 | Lima, Jan. 19.

The President of the Republic Pedro Castillo on Wednesday reported that he tested negative for coronavirus, after being administered a molecular test.

Via Twitter, the Head of State indicated that he is redoubling biosafety measures given the increase in COVID-19 cases.

"I call on you not to lower the guard, take care of your health, that of your relatives and your entourage," Mr. Castillo expressed.


 
Both officials are in self-isolation and work remotely.


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Published: 1/19/2022
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