News trending on social media about a positive Covid-19 case in Sierra Leone is false.
The first test of the suspected coronavirus involving a 21 year old lady in Bo has been confirmed negative at the Kenema Government Hospital.
But however, further steps will be conducted to validate the Kenema result.
There are also concerns about patient confidentiality which has been breached in this instance.
Government encourage every citizen to please check the Ministry of Information and Communications Facebook or website for authentic information.