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Holy See Press Office announces 12th covid-19 case in Vatican

On Wednesday afternoon, the Holy See Press Office releases a statement saying a 12 person who works in the Vatican has tested positive for covid-19.

The Holy See Press Office released a statement on Wednesday afternoon. In it, Matteo Bruni, the Director of the Press Office, announced that a 12th person has tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. This person is a Holy See employee.

Further details in the statement say that the person had begun working from home at the beginning of March. This person remained self-isolated at home at the onset of symptoms. 

Prior to returning to the office to work, the person was tested. The analysis confirmed that the person is positive for coronavirus.

At this point, the employee is under observation at home.

06 May 2020, 18:19