According to the Sudan Tribune, his wife, who is also the Defense Minister, Angelina Teny, has also recovered from the disease.
South Sudan's vice-president recovers from coronavirus
South Sudan’s First Vice-President, Riek Machar has recovered from COVID-19.
The couple tested positive for Coronavirus three weeks ago.
The newspaper said a statement from Mr Machar's office said he was discharged on Saturday "having fully recovered".
The statement stated that they were discharged after the second COVID-19 tests conducted showed they were negative.
“The First Vice President, H.E. Dr. Riek Machar Teny-Dhurgon, and the Minister of Defense and Veterans Affairs, H.E. Madam Angelina Teny, have both been discharged today (Saturday) as having fully recovered from the Coronavirus (COVID-19),” the statement said.
“The two leaders are therefore expected to resume their daily active public office duties anytime soon, hopefully by Monday, 8 June 2020,” the newspaper quotes the statement as saying.
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