Jan 20, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Covid-19: Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi back to work after self-isolation

Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi, who tested positive for Covid-19, resumed his duties on Monday after self-isolation.

President Masisi became positive for the virus in the last week of 2021 tested. He had previously met President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique in Cabo Delgado Province. The Mozambican President also went into self-isolation.

On Thursday, Botswana recorded 232,432 Covid-19 cases, 2,497 deaths and 216,820 recoveries.

Last week, President Masisi’s office announced that it would that he would self-isolate in his official residence as his doctors were closely monitoring his condition even though he had no symptoms related to Covid-19.

In a statement on Monday, Mr. John-Thomas Dipowe, the incumbent, said Permanent Secretary of the Communication and Information System of the Bostvna Government: “The public is informed that His Excellency Dr. Mokgweetsi Masisi, President of the Republic of Botswana, has completed his self-isolation. “

” We are happy to announce that his medical team has assessed his health and has subsequently released him as he still does not have any Covid-19 has related symptoms, “Mr. Dipowe added.

Also, there has been no evidence of acute medical complications since he became ill with the disease. To this end, His Excellency the President has since resumed his service, he added.

Meanwhile, President Masisi is represented at the Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State or Government in Malawi to review the progress and mandate of SADC -Mission in Mozambique by his deputy Slumber Tsogwane.