Gaborone and surrounding towns and villages in Botswana went back to a total lockdown for three days. This came after 16 probable cases of Covid-19 were discovered in the capital at a time when the country was only left with one active case. The lockdown was aimed at affording health officials the opportunity to confirm the extent of the new wave of infections and trace contacts of infected people. The lockdown was lifted on the 16th of June after the probable cases came back as negative.
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