ZANU PF Mashonaland Central youth chairperson Frenado Ruwizhi Friday succumbed to Covid-19, the ruling party has confirmed.
Acting youth league national secretary Tendai Chirau confirmed Ruwizhi’s death on Twitter.
“Cdes, I have just received shocking news of the death of Cde Ruwizhi our Zanu PF Youth League provincial chairman for Mashonaland Central. I am saddened!” said Chirau.
— Tendai Chirau (@TendaiChirau) January 15, 2021
It could not be established whether he was in hospital when he died.
Zimbabwe has seen a surge in Covid-19 infections with new 741 cases recorded Friday including 30 deaths.
This bring the confirmed cases to 26 109, including 15 414 recoveries and 666 deaths.
Ruwizhi’s death comes after another top Zanu PF official, Manicaland Governor Dr Ellen Gwaradzimba succumbed to Covid-19 yesterday morning.