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Turkish President Erdogan tests positive for Covid-19

By AFP
05 February 2022   |   12:44 pm
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday he had tested positive for Covid-19 but was not experiencing severe symptoms.

(FILES) This file photo taken on January 18, 2022 shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan crossing the courtyard to welcome the Serbian President at the presidential residence in Ankara. – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday he had tested positive for Covid-19 but was not experiencing severe symptoms. (Photo by Adem ALTAN / AFP)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday he had tested positive for Covid-19 but was not experiencing severe symptoms.

“After experiencing light symptoms, my wife and I tested positive for Covid-19. We have a mild infection thankfully, which we learned to be the Omicron variant,” the president said in a tweet.