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Lesotho reports first case of coronavirus

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 13, 2020
Lesotho recorded its first case of coronavirus, the health ministry said, becoming the last country in southern and East Africa to be afflicted by the virus.
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The ministry said it had conducted 81 tests for coronavirus from travellers from South Africa and Saudi Arabia, of which one was positive.

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The remote, high-altitude kingdom, nestled in a South African mountain range, had previously been spared the coronavirus, although its bigger, more industrialised neighbour has recorded more than 10,000 cases.


 

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