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Basotho return home in droves

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May 18, 2020 1 min read

MASERU - At least 94 more Lesotho nationals arrived in the country over the weekend bringing the total number of Basotho who arrived in Lesotho from various countries to 2 597 since March 29.

According to a statement released on Monday by the Ministry of Home Affairs, security clusters and border management bodies under the national emergency command centre have established that over 1 000 Basotho entered the country through porous border lines while others used legitimate border pots such as Maseru, Maputsoe  and Van Rooyens Gate among others.

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Working hand in hand with health professionals, security clusters and border management cluster the government has assured the nation that these people are being screened against COVID-19 and accordingly quarantined upon their entry into the country.

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