Home Affairs Minister, Stephen Kampyongo has tested positive to Covid-19.

Home Affairs Public Relations Officer Nephas Chifuta has confirmed the development saying the minister tested positive during his tour of duty in his constituency, Shiwangandu.

Mr. Chifuta says the minister is currently admitted at Chinsali hospital.

Mr. Kampyongo has become the latest prominent person to test positive since the commencement of the second wave of the pandemic.

Others are Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini and Muchinga Province Minister Malozo Sichone.