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Kosovo prime minister tests positive for coronavirus

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Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti holds a protective facemask as he attends a press conference with Kosovo’s President in Pristina on July 24, 2020, following their meeting for the resumed Pristina – Belgrade dialogue on the normalisation of the diplomatic relations. 

Kosovo’s prime minister, Avdullah Hoti, said Sunday that he tested positive for COVID-19. 

Hoti said his only symptom is a mild cough, according to a post on his Facebook page

The prime minister said he will be isolating for the next two weeks and will continue to fulfill his obligations from home. 

Kosovo, with a population of about 1.8 million, has reported 8,799 coronavirus cases and 249 coronavirus-related fatalities, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. 

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