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Health Minster Lizzie Nkosi: Another health worker tests positive to COVID-19

Friday, 17th April, 2020

MBABANE: Another health worker has tested positive to COVID-19, Lizzie Nkosi, the Minister of Health disclosed during a press conference held on Friday in Mbabane.

"Today the Ministry of Health has recieved 116 results from the COVID 19 tests114 of these are negative and there are 2 new positive cases. This brings the total number of positive cases to 19.Case number 18 is a 35 year old female from Manzini region, she presented with a mild case. She is a health worker in a public health facility. 20 of her contacts have been tested, 11 of them came out negative today, the other 9 are still being tested in the lab" she said.

She further mentioned that case number 19 is a 39 year old from Shiselweni region who also presented with mild symptoms of the disease and has no history of travel. The ministry is still conducting contact tracing.

Health Minster Lizzie Nkosi: Another health worker tests positive to COVID-19
Health Minister Lizzie Nkosi