Cabinet Meeting 2020-16: 21st May

The Chairman of the Ad-Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on COVID-19, Honourable Vice President K.C.D. Mohadi presented the weekly report on the national preparedness and response to the COVID-19 Outbreak, which was adopted by Cabinet. Cabinet noted with satisfaction the progress in mass testing evidenced by the increase in the number of COVID-19 tests to 31 589 as at 17 May, 2020, up from the 23 096 recorded as at 10 May, 2020. The country has to date registered forty-eight (48) COVID-19 confirmed cases, inclusive of eighteen (18) recoveries and four(4) deaths. The recent cases have largely been imported mainly from the United Kingdom and South Africa, through the returnees.



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