Lesotho’s lone suspected COVID-19 case cleared
The 35-year old man arrived on 28 February and was quarantined when he began showing symptoms on the 9 March.
JOHANNESBURG – Lesotho's suspected case of coronavirus has tested negative, which means the mountain kingdom had no confirmed cases.
The country's ministry of health said this was the second suspected case.
The 35-year old man arrived on 28 February and was quarantined when he began showing symptoms on 9 March.
Samples were sent for tests to the National Institute for Communicable Disease (NICD) in South Africa on Monday, and on Friday he was cleared.
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