South Santo Area Two Council Administrator, Terry Daniel, said the SANMA Rural Health authority confirmed on Sunday that the deceased had tested positive for Covid-19.
Daniel said. “By that time, the person had died. I had to put a lockdown on Sarete Village, according to the confirmation from SANMA Health.
The village is now on lockdown, while waiting for SANMA Health to carry out contact tracing as of today (Tuesday).”
He said the deceased had an underlying condition and had visited the Northern Provincial Hospital (NPH) for a check-up.