Botswana Extends Curfew As New Covid-19 Strain Detected

The Botswana government has adjusted its national lockdown regulations and extended both the times and the duration of the curfew following the emergence of a new and more transmissible strain of Covid-19. Minister of Health and Wellness Edwin Dikoloti made the announcement, saying the curfew, enacted by the President Mokgweetsi Masisi on December 23, will continue to be enforced between 20:00 and 04:00 daily up until January 31. Botswana has recorded more than 14,805 cases of Covid-19 and 42 deaths.



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