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COVID-19: 50 National Assembly Members Test Positive

A lawmaker told journalists that about 50 of his colleagues had been tested positive for the virus with some of them seriously ill.

About 50 National Assembly members have tested positive of the COVID-19, otherwise known as Coronavirus.

In the early hours of Tuesday, the House of Representatives adjourned plenary until next week following news that over 50 legislators may have been tested positive for Coronavirus.

A lawmaker told journalists that about 50 of his colleagues had been tested positive for the virus with some of them seriously ill.

Findings also revealed that many of the lawmakers in both chambers of the National Assembly have tested positive for COVID-19 but refused making it known to the public.

It cannot be ascertained if the recess will stretch to its usual two months due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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