Burkina Faso's 6th minister tests positive for COVID-19

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OUAGADOUGOU, March 29 (Xinhua) -- Burkina Faso's Minister of Transport, Urban Mobility and Road Safety, Vincent Dabilgou, has tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday.

"I would like to inform that after observing some symptoms during my confinement, I had received COVID-19 tests and the results were positive," said Dabilgou in a statement released by the Ministry on Sunday.

Dabilgou has been the sixth ministers declared infected by coronavirus since the report of first COVID-19 case in Burkina Faso on March 9. The education minister, territorial administration minister, foreign minister, mining minister and trade minister also tested positive. The U.S. ambassador to Burkina Faso tested positive on March 22.

As of March 27, Burkina Faso has registered 207 cases positive for COVID-19, with 21 cured cases, and 11 death cases. Enditem

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