Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi announced on the country’s national television (BTV) and radio (Radio Botswana) that schools will be closed this coming Friday due to escalating covid-19 cases in Botswana. Schools will be reopened on the following month of August 17th.
This announcement comes after a plea from the Education Unions that schools should be closed due to the rising cases in schools.
The president pleaded with members of the public to start prayers against the contagious contagion Covid-19. He said prayers should start this Sunday until 25th July 2021.