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Morocco's king tests positive for COVID-19

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has tested positive for COVID-19 but has exhibited no symptoms, his doctor said on Thursday.

The king will be on sick leave for a couple of days, his doctor Lahcen Belyamani said in a statement carried by state media.

King Mohammed, who holds sweeping powers, has headed the Muslim world's longest-serving dynasty since 1999.

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