Mbabane: Numbers in the recoveries cumulative graph has increase to 259 as 10 patients discharged on Tuesday.
This was announced by the Minister of Health Lizzie Nkosi in a Ministerial statement giving updates on COVID-19 response in Eswatini. Nkosi also announced 14 new infections, bringing up the total of infections in the kingdom to 520.
Nkosi said the ministry received 151 results from which 137 were negative whereas 14 were positive.
Breakdown of the new cases
|Case #||Gender||Age in years||Region and place||Clinical Condition|
|507||Male||44||Manzini, Tubungu||Mild disease|
|508||Male||25||Manzini, Ndzevane||Mild disease|
|514||Female||28||Manzini, Kwaluseni||Mild disease|
|516||Female||47||Lubombo, Big Bend||Asymptomatic|
|518||Female||40||Manzini, Matsapha||Mild disease|
|519||Female||43||Manzini, Ngwane Park||Mild disease|
|520||Female||43||Manzini, Ngwane Park||Asymptomatic|
Nkosi revealed that there are now 120 patients admitted at the hospital and there 123 who are being treated from home.
The Minister urged the public to continue observing the precautionary measures given by the ministry of health and World Health Organization. This includes regular washing of hands with running water and soap, practicing social distancing, wearing of masks and staying at home for those who are not going to work or to buy food.
Nkosi appreciated all frontline healthcare workers are working hard in treating infected patients in the country.
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