MBABANE: A 4 year old girl from Manzini region has died of COVID-19. In her ministerial statement, the Minister of Health Lizzie Nkosi announced five new COVID-19 deaths, taking the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country to 39.
“The ministry of Health is sad to announce five new COVID-19 deaths. The 35thCOVID-19 death is a 26 year old man from Hhohho region. The 36thCOVID-19 death is of a 77 year old woman from Manzini. 37thCOVID-19 related death is of a 50 year old man from Hhohho who died on arrival at a health facility. The 38thCOVID-19 related death is of a 68 year old man from Manzini and the 39thCOVID-19 related death is of a 4 year old girl from Manzini region,” reads part of the statement.
When this publication reached the Principal Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Health, Dr Simon Zwane for comments on the rise of COVID-19 related deaths, the PS took the fast lane and avoided the questions.
Heath Minister Lizzie Nkosi