John Magufuli has questioned COVID-19 test kits after a goat a paw paw tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Aljazeera reports.
Tanzania reportedly took samples from a goat, a sheep and a paw paw and assigned them human names and tested them, the samples from a goat and a paw paw tested positive for the virus.
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Magufuli revealed this at an event in Chato in northwestern Tanzania yesterday when he said:
There is something happening. I said before we should not accept that every aid is meant to be good for this nation.
I have already written to Madagascar’s president and we will soon dispatch a plane to fetch the medicine so that Tanzania can also benefit from it.
Magufuli made controversial remarks when he said people should pray that the virus goes away.