Botswana Deports 22 Covid-19 Positive People Back To Their Home Countries.
11 June 2020
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Botswana deports 22 Covid-19 cases to their countries

Botswana deports 22 Covid-19 cases to their countries, they now have 1 active case

The government of Botswana has so far deported 22 COVID-19 cases back to their respective countries.

In its battle against the pandemic, the Botswana government has implemented strong border control measures to avoid imported cases.

To date Botswana has recorded 48 Covid-19 cases, 24 recoveries, transferred out 22 cases, 1 active case and 1 death.

Meanwhile, the Botswana government has quarantined its citizens including 3 students and their families after they illegally crossed the border from Zimbabwe where they had visited their relatives.

In an interview, Tshesebe acting station commander Assistant Superintendent Otlaadisa Mogotsi said his office quarantined three siblings and their mother who used illegal entry points to enter into Botswana from Zimbabwe on May 31.

He said all of the family of four was returning home from their relatives in Zimbabwe so that the children could go back to school on June 2.

He added they managed to quarantine a woman in her late 30s and her Standard 7 son who schools at Ramokgwebana Primary School. They jumped the Botswana borderline near Siviya village on Monday.