WORLD UN General Assembly president tests positive for COVID-19

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UN General Assembly president tests positive for COVID-19

Xinhua

07:32, December 23, 2021

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UNITED NATIONS, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) -- Abdulla Shahid, president of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, said Wednesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating.

"I have tested positive for COVID19 today. I am isolating at home with mild symptoms," Shahid tweeted. "I was privileged to have been fully vaccinated including a booster. My prayers are with the millions suffering from Covid and the billions without access to vaccine! I Stand for #VaccineEquity," read the tweet.


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