Tanzania President, John Magufuli has declared his country coronavirus free.
He made this announcement on Monday while attributing the acclaimed success over COVID-19 pandemic to prayers and fasting offered to God by the citizens.
The President praised the priest and worshippers for not wearing gloves and masks to protect themselves from the virus.
“It gives me joy to be a leader of a country that puts God first, God loves Tanzania.
“The works of the devil will always be defeated in Tanzania because we love God and that is why even the coronavirus (COVID-19) has been defeated by God in our country.”
Meanwhile, the World Health Organization (WHO) has lamented over Tanzania’s government’s strategy on the pandemic.
This is coming after the World Health Organization (WHO) expressed concern over the government’s strategy on the pandemic which includes not publishing data on the number of Coronavirus cases in the country.
As at April 29 when the last official data was released, 509 cases and 21 deaths had been recorded in Tanzania.