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April 24, 2024
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COVID-19 IS STILL ALIVE – FALATSA

Maseru, April 03 — Members of the Public are lately non-compliant to rules and regulations set by the ministry of Health to avoid the infection of Covid-19 by not wearing masks as one of the precautions towards being infected.

Speaking in an interview with the Agency, Public Relations Officer from Ministry of Health Ms. Mateboho Mosebekoa said they are still receiving cases of people infected of Covid-19 virus although they in little number compared to the previous years.

Ms. Mosebekoa emphasized the decreased rate of infection of Covid-19 virus is due to the high rate of vaccinated members therefore to date hence no cases of death.

She added that now that wintertime is approaching, some members of the public are seen wearing masks in the public transports which is another factor that decrease the rate of infection.

Meanwhile in another interview with the Agency Public Relations Manager at Queen Mamohato Memorial Hospital, Ms. Mamolise Falatsa said Covid-19 virus is still alive and there are some members of the public who are discovered to have the virus.

Ms. Falatsa added that Covid-19 is still considered a deadly disease in the country hence the Ministry of Health has not declared it non-existent.

She indicated that they do not have cases whereby patients die because of the virus at the moment, but what they can confirm is that the virus is still there, but the infection rate has decreased.

She indicated that the symptoms are still the same from the previous ones where it comes in the form of fever or chill, cough shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.

she clarified that patients are still expected to bring their Covid-19 certificates when going to the hospital.

She therefore urged Members of the public to continue wearing their masks and getting vaccinated to avoid the infection of covid-19 virus.

Covid-19 is a global outbreak of a virus; an infectious disease caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus.

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