Two Madagascan lawmakers have died after testing positive to the novel coronavirus, the country’s president, Andry Rajoelina said on Sunday.
He also said that 25 other lawmakers, – 11 deputies and 14 senators had also tested positive for the virus.
The announcement comes after the president in April launched an herbal remedy named Covid-Organics to ‘cure’ coronavirus following which the World Health Organisation advised against using untested remedies.
Due to a new wave of infections, its capital Antananarivo, was placed under a fresh lockdown two months after the restrictions were eased.
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