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Jan. 9, 2022

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Maseru border gate readies for Antigen test

Maseru border gate readies for Antigen test

Prime Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro

Story highlights

  • Lesotho was expected to provide the test effective from last week Tuesday
  • If people test in Lesotho, they will not be expected to test again in SA

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’MATUMELLO Mokuku, a Public Health Nurse for the Maseru District Health Management Team (DHMT) says preparations are underway to implement the COVID-19 rapid Antigen test at the Maseru border post.

She said the preparations made by the Ministry of Health are at an advanced stage, adding that services will commence as soon as all systems are in place.

Earlier, Prime Minister Dr Moeketsi Majoro had announced that the country would provide free COVID-19 rapid antigen tests for Basotho effective from last week Tuesday.

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This, he said was after Lesotho and South Africa agreed to use such tests at all the border posts between the two neighbours.

Lesotho, Dr Majoro said would test people from and to South Africa, adding that the latter would also do the same.
He said if people tested in one country, they would not be expected to test again in the other country. LeNA

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