Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi has quarantined himself after an official working closely with him tested positive for Covid-19, a government statement says.
Some other people in the president’s inner circle are also self-isolating, it adds.
The government encourages people to continue taking precautions in order to prevent the spread of the virus.
Office of the President press release pic.twitter.com/TjAsOMexw3— Botswana Government (@BWGovernment) July 2, 2020
The country of 2.25 million people has so far recorded 227 cases of the virus and one death.