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Syria’s President Assad and first lady test positive for coronavirus

Syrian President Bashar Assad and his wife, Asma Assad, in July 2010. (AP/Hassene Dridi)
Syrian President Bashar Assad and his wife, Asma Assad, in July 2010. (AP/Hassene Dridi)

The Syrian presidency says President Bashar Assad and his wife Asma have tested positive for the coronavirus.

It says that they are both in good condition and will be quarantined.

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