In an emergency press release today march 31st 2020, His Excellency President of the republic of Sierra Leone confirmed Sierra Leone First Covid- 19 case.
37 year old man that traveled from France with Brussels airlines flight jets in on march 16th 2020. He was quarantined for fourteen (14) days and has now tested positive for Covid-19.
The minister of health said measures are in place to do contact tracing in other to test those the confirmed covid- 19 case had come in contact with for proper isolation.
The president still warned that this is not a lockdown and people should take precautions and help in the fight to defeat covid-19 from spreading.