Source: Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe |

Coronavirus - Zimbabwe: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: 28 March 2020

As of the 26th March 2020, 16 032 travellers arriving from countries with confirmed COVID-19 cases were screened at the national points of entry and put on surveillance. The figures below summarise the COVID-19 situation in Zimbabwe. Today, 6 samples were tested at the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory and all…

Source: Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe |

Coronavirus – Zimbabwe: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

To date, Zimbabwe has 5 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including one death

The Ministry would like to report that today the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory tested 65 samples. Two of these tested positive for COVID-19. More details on these cases to be given later. Among the 65 samples tested today, was the repeat test for the sample from the individual whom we…

Source: Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe |

Zimbabwe - Coronavirus (COVID-19): Update: 25 March 2020

The number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country remains at three

Following the report of the third confirmed case of COVID-19 we gave yesterday, the Ministry would like to advise the nation that this third patient is a 52-year-old male resident of Harare who had travelled to Dubai and returned on the 15th March 2020. He presented at Wilkins Hospital with…

Source: Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe |

Coronavirus – Zimbabwe: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: 24 March 2020

As of today, the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country is now three

The Ministry would like to advise the nation that the second case of COVID-19 who deceased yesterday at Wilkins Hospital, was buried today under supervision by the Ministry of Health and Child Care in line with guidance from the Public Health Act [15: 17]. As of today, the number of…

Source: Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe |

Zimbabwe: Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Update: 23 March 2020

One of the only two positive cases confirmed so far died today

Today is a very sad day in the history of our nation, especially in the National response to COV1D-19. It is with deep sorrow and sadness that one of the only two positive cases confirmed so far died today. Today, the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory tested a total 15 suspected…