Governor of Aruba tested positive for COVID-19

ORANJESTAD - The Cabinet of the Governor of Aruba hereby informs that the Governor of Aruba, His Excellency Alfonso Boekhoudt, took a COVID-19 test on last Saturday.

The result was positive.

Since last Saturday, March 20, Governor Boekhoudt and his family went into precautionary home quarantine in accordance with the rules of the Department of Public Health (DVG). Reason for this was the positive result of a family member who was tested in connection with a trip. Despite the isolation of the family member, the test result of Governor Boekhoudt was also positive, resulting in his immediate isolation.

Acting Governor, Her Excellency Yvonne Lacle Dirksz, has been assuming Governor Boekhoudt's duties since last week.

Governor of Aruba H.E. Alfonso Boekhoudt

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