Algerian Prime Minister Tests Positive for COVID-19
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The Algerian Prime Minister is placed in self-isolation for a period of seven days in accordance with medical guidelines, carrying out his work at home, according to a statement by the Prime Minister's Office.
He is also due to undergo another screening test at the end of the self-isolation.
Ayman Benabderrahmane was appointed as prime minister on June 30.
Algeria has seen a surge in COVID-19 cases in recent days, with confirmed cases rising from around 200 a day last month to more than 800.