|[Published: Friday July 31 2020]
Botswana reinstates lockdown on capital
GABORONE 31 Jul (ANA) - Botswana's capital, Gaborone, has been placed under total lockdown for two weeks after recording 30 new cases of coronavirus.
The order took effect on Thursday midnight.
"Essential services will operate at 25% capacity, there will be no movement withing the Greater Gaborone Zone without a movement permit and movement to and from Greater Gaborone Zone will be void with immediate effect," said Kereng Masupu, the coordinator of the presidential Covid-19 taskforce.
Botswana has to date confirmed 170 coronavirus cases and two deaths.(ANA)
FA/ANA/31 July 2020--------