PURPLE LEVEL RESTRICTIONS: What you need to know

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With effect from Monday 24/08/20 Lesotho moves from Level colour orange to purple.

This means that reproduction rate has decreased from 2.04% from last month presentation to 1.27 % as according to NACOSEC experts.

It is against this background that The Right Honourable the Prime Minister (PM), Dr. Moeketsi Majoro announced in his official speech that many entities like salons, liquor stores, churches and schools amongst others will be opened bearing in mind WHO life saving protocols and guidelines.

The PM said more women are affected by the novel Corona Virus than men, adding most affected age groups include 20 to 50.

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“Though we may not be certain why this is the case but women have in all health situations proven to be brave in taking tests than men.”

Highlighting challenges, he stated delay in releasing results saying this will soon become a thing of a past as Government is presently training experts to speed up and strengthen human capacity.

In conclusion, Dr. Majoro has called individuals to take it upon themselves, thus #STAY PROTECTED AGAINST COVID-19.

The PM’s speech comes after meeting of Cabinet Ministers with NACOSEC authorities earlier today.

It also comes few days after the neighbouring South Africa through President Cyril Ramaphosa also announced relaxation from level three to two.

As of August 19, 2020 a total of 30 deaths were reported by the Ministry of Health, 472 were recoveries while 996 were positive cases with 12 682 specimens having been tested.

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August 20, 2020—With effect from Monday 24/08/20 Lesotho moves from COVID-19 colour orange to purple.

This means that reproduction rate has decreased from 2.04% from last month presentation to 1.27 % as according to NACOSEC experts.

It is against this background that The Right Honourable the Prime Minister (PM), Dr. Moeketsi Majoro announced in his official speech that many entities such as salons, liquor stores, churches and schools amongst others will be opened bearing in mind WHO life saving protocols and guidelines.

The PM said more women are affected by the novel Corona Virus than men, adding most affected age groups include 20 to 50.

“Though we may not be certain why this is the case but women have in all health situations proven to be brave in taking tests than men.”

Highlighting challenges, he stated delay in releasing results saying this will soon become a thing of a past as Government is presently training experts to speed up and strengthen human capacity.

In conclusion, Dr. Majoro has called individuals to take it upon themselves, thus #STAY PROTECTED AGAINST COVID-19.

The PM’s speech comes after meeting of Cabinet Ministers with NACOSEC authorities earlier today.

It also comes few days after the neighbouring South Africa through President Cyril Ramaphosa also announced relaxation from level three to two.

As of August 19, 2020 a total of 30 deaths were reported by the Ministry of Health, 472 were recoveries while 996 were positive cases with 12 682 specimens having been tested.

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