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Jagdeo tests positive for covid-19 while in the US

Vice President Dr Bharrat Jagdeo

Vice President Dr Bharrat Jagdeo tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday while overseas on an official State visit to the United States of America (USA).

A press statement said that before he departed from Guyana, he showed no symptoms and tested negative for the virus.

President Irfaan Ali and all the other delegation members have tested negative, and the team will continue with the remainder of the agenda, the statement noted.

Jagdeo is a member of President Ali’s delegation to Washington DC, where they completed several successful engagements over the past two days with high-ranking US Government officials.

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