Lesotho remains one of the two African countries which have not yet recorded any case of COVID-19, but records first case of snow.
The other country which has not yet recorded any coronavirus case is Comoros situated off Africa’s East coast, in the warm Indian Ocean waters of the Mozambique Channel.
Lesotho’s Finance Minister, Moeketsi Majoro says although the country has not yet recorded any COVID-19 case, he still remains unconvinced and has so far sent 23 tests to the National Institute of Communicable Diseases in South Africa.
“I’m not confident at all and I am not convinced that there are no COVID-19 cases in Lesotho,” he said.
Majoro also pleaded with citizens of Lesotho in South Africa and China not to return home as he fear that if the coronavirus outbreaks in the kingdom, hospitals would not be able to treat more than 100 patients.
The Kingdom also does not have testing capacity.
Lesotho, however recorded it’s first case of snow on Tuesday 14 April. Scenes from Mahlasela and Kao up the northern mountains of Lesotho showed beautiful piles of snow covering the mountainous place.
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