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Two parliamentarians in Madagascar died of coronavirus

Two parliamentarians of Madagascar died from the new coronavirus type, according to the newspaper Madagascar Tribune with reference to the President of Andri Rajoelina.

According to the publication, the President confirmed Sunday during a speech that some political figures died from COVID-19. In particular, he made it clear that the death of Senator Emily Ravalomanana and Deputy Lucien Rakotomalala was caused by a coronavirus, a new type. He also mentioned the death of the Deputy representative of UNICEF and doctor who.

In addition it is reported that a number of political figures, deputies, senators and artists, employees of Ministerial departments and some of the staff of the office of the President contracted the coronavirus, a new type.

"Eleven deputies of Madagascar, 14 senators and seven employees of the office of the President are carriers of the virus. In the various Ministerial departments most affected are those who do administrative paperwork, and couriers", - leads edition of the words of the President.

According to the latest operational command centre for combating COVID-19, the country reported 5080 cases of infection with coronavirus new type, 37 people died.

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