Coronavirus Zimbabwe & Diaspora

Coronavirus Zimbabwe & Diaspora

Health Minister Obadiah Moyo

Zim records another Covid-19 death as cases rise to 734

Xinhua Zimbabwe recorded another Covid-19 death on Monday, bringing the country’s death toll to nine. Cases have also risen to 734 after 18 people tested positive, the Ministry of Health and Child Care said in an update Tuesday morning. The new cases include 16 citizens who returned from South Africa and two local transmissions. “Today

Health Minister Obadiah Moyo

Covid-19 Cases Shoot To 716

By Staff Reporter CONFIRMED Covid-19 Sunday rose to 716 after 18 more people tested positive for the pandemic. The health ministry revealed this in its daily Covid-19 update. “Eighteen cases tested positive for Covid-19 today (Sunday). These include returnees from South Africa, 8, Botswana, 6, Canada, 1, and three local cases who are isolated,” the

Woman, 21, Becomes Youngest Person To Die From Covid-19 In Zimbabwe

Timeslive THE youngest person to die of Covid-19 in Zimbabwe is a 21-year-old woman from Harare with no underlying medical issues or history of travel. This was revealed by the ministry of health and child care as the country registered 73 cases in one day on Saturday, bringing the total number of cases to 698

Private Hospitals Charge Covid-19 Patients US$5 000 For ICU, US$60 For Tests

Timeslive PRIVATE hospitals in Zimbabwe are charging massive amounts of money – in foreign currency – for Covid-19 treatment. With government hospitals ill-equipped, and with doctors and nurses on strike, the only hope available for those needing treatment is private care – something beyond the reach of many. “Kindly be advised that all Covid patients

Zimbabwe Faces New Covid-19 Wave As Infections Rise To 605 – Doctors

By Staff Reporter THE Zimbabwe Association of Human Rights Doctors (ZAHRD) has warned of a deadlier second coronavirus wave as confirmed positive cases rose to 605 Wednesday. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has also urged all countries to be more vigilant than ever, warning that the worst of the pandemic is still to come. ZAHRD secretary

17 More Test Covid-19 Positive As Cases Rise To 591

By Staff Reporter THE Ministry of Health confirmed 17 new Covid-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the total of confirmed cases to 591. “17 cases tested positive for Covid-19 today (Tuesday). These include returnees from South Africa, 13, Botswana, one, and three local cases who are isolated,” the ministry said in its daily Covid-19 update. “One of

Five Cops Test Covid-19 Positive As Death Toll Rises To Seven 

By Staff Reporter  FIVE Zimbabwe police officers have tested positive for the deadly Covid-19, Ministry of Information secretary, Nick Mangwana has confirmed while the death toll from the pandemic has risen to seven. The government spokesperson also confirmed Monday that two Zimbabweans had tested Covid-19 positive in neighbouring Namibia. “Two Zimbabweans in Namibia have tested

Zim Covid-19 cases rise to 551 as 21 returnees test positive

By Paidashe Mandivengerei CONFIRMED Covid-19 cases in Zimbabwe have risen to 551 while 128 cases have recovered from the disease. This comes after twenty one returnees tested positive for coronavirus. “Twenty-one (21) .cases tested positive from Covid-19 today. These include returnees from South Africa (18), Botswana (2) and Mozambique (1) and are all isolated. “Recoveries

Covid-19 Confirmed Cases At 489, 64 Recoveries

By Staff Reporter CONFIRMED Covid-19 cases have risen to 489 after four people were tested positive Sunday, Health Ministry said. “Three cases tested positive from Covid-19 today (Sunday). These include returnees from South Africa (3) and one local case. The local case is a contact of a known confirmed case.” “As at 21 June 2020,

2 Women Die From Covid-19 As Zimbabwe’s Confirmed Deaths Rise To 6

By Staff Reporter ZIMBABWE’S Covid-19 deaths have risen to six after two women died last week from the deadly pandemic, the Health Ministry has confirmed. In its daily Covid-19 update, the ministry said the confirmed deaths were of a 79-year-old Bulawayo resident and a 60-year-old Midlands province female. “Today, we regret to report two deaths,

More Zimbabweans Test Covid-19 Positive As Cases Rise To 479

By Staff Reporter MORE Zimbabweans are testing positive to Covid-19 with 11 localised cases confirmed Friday bringing the total to 479. On Thursday, 20 local residents tested positive. In the past, it was mostly returning citizens who were turning positive after Covid-19 testing. “Sixteen cases tested positive for Covid-19 today (Friday). These include returnees from

Shock As 62 People Test Covid-19 Positive In One Day, Cases Rise to 463

By Staff Reporter ZIMBABWE Thursday recorded its first highest number of confirmed Covid-19 infections when 62 people tested positive, bringing the figure to 463, the health ministry has confirmed. “62 cases tested positive for Covid-19 today (Thursday. These include returnees from South Africa (24), United States (5), Zambia (4), Lesotho (4), Botswana (3), and 20

Sibusiso Moyo

Zimbabwe Keen To Learn From China On Containing Imported Covid-19 cases

Xinhua ZIMBABWE is keen to learn from China’s experiences in the fight against Covid-19, particularly on how to contain imported cases, Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo said Wednesday. His comments came in the wake of a sharp rise in the number of imported Covid-19 cases in the country in recent weeks, driven mainly by residents

Zim Covid-19 Cases Shoot To 401 As 10 SA Returnees Test Positive

By Staff Reporter CONFIRMED Covid-19 cases in Zimbabwe Wednesday shot to 401 with recoveries on 63 and deaths still on four, the Health Ministry confirmed in its daily update. “Ten cases tested positive for Covid-19 today (Wednesday). These are all returnees from South Africa and all are isolated. Mashonaland Central recorded one recovery,” the ministry

Covid-19: Cases Now 387 With 54 Recoveries

By Staff Reporter THE number of Covid-19 confirmed cases in Zimbabwe as of Monday were at 387 cases, including 54 recoveries and four deaths, the Health Ministry said in its daily update. “Four cases tested positive for Covid-19 (today). These are all returnees from South Africa and are all isolated,” it said. The ministry said

Covid-19: Cases rise to 356 as 13 returning Zimbabweans test positive

Xinhua Zimbabwe recorded 13 cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, bringing the country’s total to 356. Twelve are citizens who returned from South Africa and one from the United Kingdom, the Ministry of Health and Child Care said in a statement released on Sunday morning. The number of people who had recovered rose to 54 while

Zim Covid-19 cases shoot to 314

By Paidashe Mandivengerei ZIMBABWE’S confirmed Covid-19 cases Tuesday shot to 314 as more returnees from South Africa continued to test positive for the global pandemic. All new cases are those of 27 returnees from South Africa and are all under isolation. To date, Zimbabwe has 314 Covid-19 confirmed cases with 267 active while there have

Zim Covid-19 cases rise to 287 as more SA returnees test positive

By Paidashe Mandivengerei CONFIRMED cases of Covid-19 in Zimbabwe have risen to 287 with 237 active cases. This comes after five returnees from South Africa tested positive Monday. “Five cases tested positive for Covid-19 today. These are all returnees from South Africa and are all isolated,” said the Ministry of Health in its daily update

Covid-19 Cases Now 282 As 2 Returnees From SA, One South Sudan Test Positive

By Staff Reporter THREE Covid-19 cases were recorded Sunday as the total number of confirmed cases rose to 282, the Ministry of Health said in its daily update. According to the ministry, the new cases are of two Zimbabweans returning from neighbouring South Africa and one from South Sudan. “Three cases tested positive for Covid-19.