GOOD NEWS: Number of Covid-19 recoveries increases in Zimbabwe


ZIMBABWE’s confirmed Covid-19 cases have remained at 31 but recoveries increased from two to five while deaths remain at four.

The details were confirmed in a Health Ministry update of Sunday, April ‪26, 2020‬.

“We would like to report that today a total of 328 tests were carried out giving a total of 6 395 screening… (All) the diagnostic tests done today were negative for Covid-19 keeping our confirmed cases at 31,” said the statement.

The Ministry of Health and Child Care said it continues to be on high alert for Covid-19 pandemic highlighting that 69 contacts of the late Gogo Nguni have been traced.

“As part of intensified surveillance and contact tracing, the ministry has to date identified samples for 69 contacts of the late case number 27,” the update said.

“It was also noted that Case 29 and 30 reported yesterday involve a 46 years old female and a 66 years old male patient respectively, both of whom are residents of Mhondoro and were contacts of the late gogo Nguni,” said the statement in part.

Case #31 reported yesterday is a male Zimbabwean who returned from the United Kingdom around April 13.

The Ministry continues to be on high alert and reminded people on ways to protect themselves from the virus. The authorities urge anyone with suspicious symptoms to report through toll free number 2019.

— Zimbabwe Voice

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