Namibian Prez tests Covid positive

Windhoek, May 27 (IANS) The President of Namibia, Hage Geingob, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his office said on Thursday.The 79-year-old leader is now in isolation, along with his wife, the office said on Twitter, adding that they were “in good spirits”, reports dpa news agency.Also taking to the micro-blogging platform, the President said: “I thank you all for the kind well-wishes after our positive Covid-19 test. I vainly tried to thank you individually until my finger got tired from typing. “@FirstLadyNam and I are holding on well and your outpouring of support for our recovery is truly appreciated. God Bless You.”To date, Namibia has recorded 53,603 confirmed Covid cases and 789 death.–IANSksk/

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