Detained Kenyan journalist Yassin Juma tests positive for COVID-19

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Kenyan journalist Yassin Juma who is in detention in Ethiopia has tested positive for COVID-19.

His lawyer Kedir Bullo confirmed this stating thatJuma contracted the disease in Ethiopia where he is being held.

Juma has been held in Ethiopia since his arrest despite a court ordering his release on bail last Thursday.

Yassin Juma was arrested along with two Ethiopian journalists while covering protests that erupted after the killing of Oromo singer Hachalu Hundessa.