The Algerian presidency confirmed, in a statement, Tuesday, that President Abdelmadjid Tebboune was infected with the Corona virus, who is continuing his treatment in a hospital in Germany. She added, "The medical staff is reassured that the president is responding to treatment and his health condition is gradually improving in accordance with the requirements of the health protocol." </p><div> <p>The Algerian presidency announced in a statement Tuesday that President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who is being treated in <strong><a target="_blank" href="https://www.france24.com/ar/الأخبار-المغاربية/20201028-نقل-الرئيس-الجزائري-عبد-المجيد-تبون-إلى-ألمانيا-لإجراء-فحوص-طبية-معمقة" rel="noopener noreferrer">Hospital in Germany</a></strong> Coronavirus, in the first official announcement that identifies the cause of the Algerian president's illness.
The presidential statement added: “The President of the Republic, Mr. Abdel Majid Tebboune, continues to receive treatment in one of the German specialized hospitals, after he was infected with the virus.”
The statement continued: “The medical staff is reassured that the President is responding to treatment and his health condition is gradually improving in accordance with the requirements of the health protocol.”
The 74-year-old Algerian president was transferred to Germany on Thursday after spending two days in a specialized unit at the Central Army Hospital in Algiers, without explaining the nature of his illness.
In a statement issued on October 24th, the Algerian presidency confined itself to declaring that Tebboune, a smoking addict, “voluntarily” entered quarantine for five days after suspected injury to several senior officials in the presidency and government. Coronavirus.
Thus, the Algerian president missed the inauguration of the Algiers Mosque, which was scheduled for Sunday, and the constitutional referendum, which witnessed a record boycott rate.
France 24 / AFP