BREAKING NEWS: Coronavirus (Covid-19) death toll increases in Zimbabwe

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One more person has died of Covid 19 at a private hospital in Harare bringing the country’s total deaths to four.

Confirming the death on the sidelines of a WHO donation of PPE and a PCR machine in Harare today, Health and Child care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo said contact tracing began last night following the demise of this case.

He said authorities were also working flat out to trace the source of infection.

The 82 yr old woman from Mhondoro mashonaland west province died of Covid-19 at Westend hospital in harare, bringing to 4 the total number of covid 19 deaths in the country. She passed away around 2am. Minister of Health & Child Care Dr Obadiah Moyo has confirmed the death.

“We are still trying to trace the source of infection for this case, so far we only know that the case came from Mhondoro,” said Minister Moyo.

Dr Margaret Maulana Executive Director Health Care Services Premier Service Medical Investments said they have now closed the casualty area and the WestEnd hospital has been fumigated.

— ZBC


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