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Government confirms: Suspected case of deadly Coronavirus in eSwatini

Saturday, 15th February, 2020

MBABANE:Dr Vusi Magagula, the Director of Health Services has confirmed that a suspected case of the deadly Coronavirus has been detected in the Kingdom of eSwatini.

 

In a press release in possession of this Swaziland News, Dr Magagula said the case was identified on Friday (14 February 2020) in one of the health facilities in the country.

“The case was identified in one of the health facilities in the country, following which the MOH Rapid Response Team responded and blood samples were taken for further investigation. The suspected case is under clinical management in the health facility observing all infections prevention and control standards relevant for a suspected case” read the press release. 

Dr Magagula further mentioned that the suspected case had a history of travelling to the Mainland China and arrived in the country on the 6th February 2020 through Ngwenya Boarder Gate and has been on the list of people being monitored on arrival according to the Ports of Entry health screening protocol.

 

 

Government confirms: Suspected case of deadly Coronavirus in eSwatini
MOH Coronavirus Press Release