Cabinet received and adopted a report on the national preparedness and response to the COVID-19 Outbreak, which was presented by Honourable K.C.D. Mohadi, Chairman of the Ad Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on COVID-19. Cabinet was informed that as at 26th April 2020, a cumulative total of 6 935 COVID-19 tests had been carried out. Of these tests, 31 were confirmed positive cases, inclusive of five recoveries and four deaths.
In order to reach the testing target, the joint testing teams will immediately conduct tests in all the provinces utilising the following phased approach: