20 May 2020

COVID-19 East Timor Update

East Timor on Friday, for the first time since 21 April, has no active COVID-19 cases, after the last five infected patients have recovered, the authorities reported.

“All the last five cases have recovered. We don’t have active cases and there is no one in isolation,” Sérgio Lobo, spokesman for the Integrated Crisis Management Center (CIGC) created by the government to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, told reporters.

Timor-Leste registered its first case of the disease on 21 March 21, reaching a maximum of 24 cases on 24 April.

All cases in the country had mild symptoms.

From Macau Business

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