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Coronavirus – Lesotho: Latest Results on Investigated Cases of COVID-19

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The Ministry of Health conducted 180 tests for COVID-19 between 05th and 09thMay 2020, one of the people tested was a contact of confirmed case in South Africa.

On May 8th and 09th May 2020 the samples were shipped to NICD in the Republic of South Africa for test, and all tested NEGATIVE for COVID-19, these add up to a total of 216 negative results for all cases in the country since declaration of COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ministry of Health will continue to carry out active case finding through vigilant screening and testing all the suspected cases at all designated points of entry, at the health facilities and in the communities, as well as monitoring of those on home quarantine.

The Ministry also pleads with the public to calm down, be vigilant and maintain safety protocol to minimize the spread of the virus; that is wash hands with soap and water, observe coughing and sneezing etiquette, follow quarantine measures and adhere to the set terms of the lock-down and reduce the possible spread of the disease.

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