Botswana coronavirus: president to observe third quarantine – government

President Eric Masisi left Gaborone on Tuesday for Harare where he is attending a meeting of the Southern African Development Community, SADC.

His spokesperson confirmed that extraordinary circumstances had forced him to travel as the incoming chairperson of SADC’s political, defense and security cooperation arm.

“IT, security and defense experts have advised the president that meeting should be face to face in light of sensitivity of issues discussed,” Bathelefi Leagang said.00

The president and his entourage return later today and shall be subjected to 14-day quarantine. It will be his third consecutive quarantine.

The first after he attended investiture in Namibia in March and later in April after a healthworker in parliament tested positive on a day he was in attendance.