Botswana: Prison Services Covid-19 Strategy Successful

Gaborone — The strategy adopted by Botswana Prison Service to reduce the risks of COVID-19 in prison cells is reportedly paying off.

The organisation’s assistant commissioner Mr Wamorena Ramolefhe said when the first case was reported locally, a task force led by prisons commissioner Mr Silas Setlalekgosi was formed to prevent and contain the virus.

“Our strategy worked well because out of over 3 000 prisoners that are under our custody, no one tested positive for the virus safe for newly…

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