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Colombia’s ex-president Alvaro Uribe tests positive for COVID-19

Colombia’s former president gets more bad news, just a day after he was placed under house arrest over an investigation into witness tampering.

Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has tested positive for COVID-19 just a day after the country’s Supreme Court ordered he be placed under house arrest.

He was arrested over allegations of witness tampering and fraud, which he denies.


Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Bogota, Colombia.