The ministry of health says Lesotho has recorded six new Covid-19 cases, taking the national tally to 35. The ministry made this announcement on Wednesday as it gave a weekly report on the country’s Covid-19 situation to journalists in Maseru. Of...
The head of the World Health Organization is warning that the COVID-19 pandemic is actually speeding up and he criticized governments that have failed to establish reliable contact tracing to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking at a briefing in Geneva, Tedros Adhanom...
By Kefiloe Kajane The United States of America (USA) government, through the US Ambassador to Lesotho Rebecca Gonzales, donated Covid-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth M777 000.00 to the ministry of health on Thursday. The equipment consists of 12,000 masks, 11,000...
Letšeng Diamonds on Thursday donated Covid-19 personal protective equipment and food parcels to 483 households from 10 villages in the Pae-la-Itlhatsoa in Mokhotlong. The PPE consists of liquid soap, masks, sanitizers and tippy taps. As part of its contribution in the...
By Neo Kolane Lesotho Covid-19 testing and verification is now in full swing after the National Reference Laboratory finally started conducting tests on June 5. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Lesotho did not have equipment to do its own...
By Kefiloe Kajane As part of its Covid-19 relief initiative, Standard Lesotho Bank on Tuesday donated an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) ward to the Christian Health Association of Lesotho’s (CHAL) Maluti Adventist Hospital in Mapoteng Berea. The ICU equipment is worth M1.2m. Maluti...
By Neo Kolane The Ministry of Health (MoH) through National Emergency Command Centre (NECC) has confirmed having received reports from its Zimbabwe counterpart that the country has recorded four COVID-19 imported from Lesotho. This after the Zimbabwe MoH announced...
Corona Virus (COVID-19) projections by World Health Organisation (WHO) in Lesotho suggesting that over 200 000 Basotho are likely to get the virus are not meant to scare the nation but for planning purposes. This was divulged by WHO Representative Lesotho, Dr. Richard Banda talking to Communications Cluster under...
By Helena Wasserman , Business Insider SA A cheap steroid has been hailed as a breakthrough treatment to reduce fatalities among severely ill Covid-19 patients.Dexamethasone is manufactured in South Africa by Aspen, and its CEO believes there should be enough supply to meet demand.The...
By Kefiloe Kajane Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA) commissioner general, Thabo Khasipe is the new National Emergency Command Centre (NECC) chief executive officer. This was announced by prime minister Moeketsi Majoro on Monday evening. In his address, the prime minister said...