Cabinet Meeting 2020-18: 2nd June

Cabinet considered and adopted a report on the country’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The presentation was made by Honourable Vice President K.C.D. Mohadi, as Chairman of the Ad-Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on COVID-19.  Cabinet noted that the cumulative rapid screening and PCR tests conducted has reached 45 395 as of 1 June, 2020.  These are disaggregated as follows: 27 373 rapid screening tests and 18 072 PCR diagnostic tests. As at 1 June, 2020, the country has now recorded two hundred and three (203) COVID-19 confirmed cases, compared to the fifty-six (56) reported on 24 May, 2020. The number of those recovered from the pandemic has increased to twenty-nine (29) from the previously reported twenty-five, while the number of deaths remain at four (4).




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