Tanzanian Finance Minister Philip Mpango addresses the media from mkapa hospital amidst ravaging Covid pandemic. Tanzanian President Magufuli has denied existence of Covid 19 and refers to the disease as some respiratory disease.

Barely three days ago Tanzanian Ministry of Finance permanent secretary Dr Sikwelile sucumed to the disease.

The east African country has refuted existence of Covid, however experts have observed increased cases of Covid deaths and infections, calls for government leaders to urge citizens observe Covid restrictions have gone unanswered as leaders have down played the disease.