Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo has confirmed the death of Zororo Makamba (30) who was the second person to test positive to Covid-19 after travelling to the US.
He had been admitted at Harare Wilkins Infectious Diseases Hospital since last week.
Zororo was the second coronavirus case reported by Health Minister Obadiah Moyo last week.
The talented television presenter is said to have succumbed to the disease this Monday morning.
South Africa based Zimbabwe businessman Mutumwa Mawere, who worked closely with James Makamba, also shared the news on his Twitter
Said Mawere: “Mr Zororo Makamba, the son of Mr James Makamba has passed on. MHSRIEP. I have just learned of this tragic loss of life due to the virus. A giant with so much potential has fallen. Coronavirus is real. Let us pause and reflect. Life is too precious.”
Mawere said Zororo collapsed at Wilkins Hospital in Harare.
“He was very close to me. Why would I keep this to myself? This is tragic and I for one am touched by this real loss,” he said.
Zororo Makamba, the son of businessmen James Makamba, was over the weekend rumoured to be the second victim of Covid-19 and that he was in Intensive Care Unit.
Zororo Makamba was Director and Co-Founder of Eleven Dogs, a digital media and broadcasting company.
He was the current host and Executive Producer of Point of View with Zororo Makamba and was the second son of Telecel tycoon James Makamba.