He called on Basotho saying it is imperative to abide as government will deploy security forces across the country however reminding them that it is one's sole responsibility to keep well and safe from this pandemic.
Chief 'Maseribane went on to divulge that there are three suspected cases reported which he said are yet to be verified citing that two are from Mafeteng while one is from Queen 'Mamohato Memorial Hospital adding that samples have therefore been taken to South Africa for testing. He added that in Leribe there is yet another suspected case which is also yet to be verified.
Additionally he said there were reports that at Tlhanyaku in Mokhotlong district there were illegal crossing cases which caused panic to villagers saying therefore that the National Command Centre deployed the District Administrator, police and members of the army to address the situation.
The Chairperson went on to inform that all structures at the National Command Centre have been put in place and are up and running saying it is at the centre where accurate and official information regarding COVID-19 will be disseminated and issued to the public regularly through press releases and live press conferences. In addition meetings have been held with different sectors including political party leaders.
He mentioned that similarly at district level, Command Centres have been established and running cascading down to the community level adding that on Tuesday next week teams of Ministers will be deployed to all districts to ensure work is done.