Fake COVID-19 PCR results worry police

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71 people arrested and charged for producing fake COVID-19 PCR test results

The Botswana Police Service (BPS) has announced that 56 Batswana and 15 foreigners have been arrested and charged for producing fake PCR COVID-19 test results, appearing to be from government hospitals and private health facilities.

It is mandatory to present COVID-19 PCR test results when crossing the border, the police have observed that some people choose to forge the results, to illegally facilitate their border exit instead of acquiring them from legitimate health facilities.

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