Tanzania president sets up committee on COVID-19

Tanzania President Samia says committee on COVID-19 has already been formed Source: Chief Spokesperson of the Government of Tanzania

Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan on Sunday announced that she has already formed a COVID-19 committee to counsel her on measures to take as a country to protect Tanzania against the coronavirus pandemic.

“I will have a meeting with the committee members, the leadership of the Ministry of Health, Social Development, Gender, Elderly and Children as well, and the Ministry of Finance and Planning to see how we will proceed.” Samia said.

She called on religious leaders to make a clarion call to worshippers on observing all set precautionary measures by Tanzania’s health experts as ‘prevention is better than cure.