The President of Senegal, Macky Sall, has quarantined himself.
Mall had come in contact with someone who tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Sall tested negative for the virus he will be in a quarantine process of 15 days based on medical recommendations.
The presidency said this in a statement Wednesday night, Anadolu reports.
Earlier in the day, Yeya Diallo, a Senegalese lawmaker, announced she had tested positive for the virus.
Diallo urged people to take ensure a good hygiene and social distancing.