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Covid-19 related deaths mounting

Ministry of Health's director general of health services Dr 'Nyane Letsie

July 20, 2020 1 min read

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MASERU – Covid-19 related deaths keep mounting as the winter intensifies and the latest updates issued by the Ministry of Health reveal the national cumulative of six following additional three deaths which have since been recorded.

According to the director general of health services in the Ministry of Health Dr ’Nyane Letsie, by Friday last week, a total of 311 cases had been confirmed after 55 newly recorded entries, bringing a total of 6 861 tested specimens.
There have been 21 recoveries which changed the national cumulative to 69, Letsie also showed.


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Prime Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro

Due to the steady rise in the number of confirmed cases, Prime Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro recently directed cabinet ministers to consult communities on the strategies that could be rolled out to control the pandemic.

Such consultations were conducted last week and the opinion gathered is expected to inform the way forward.

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