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Covid-19: Zimbabwe cases rise to 18

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By Staff Reporter


ZIMBABWE has confirmed another case of Covid-19, bringing to 18 the number of positive cases recorded in the country so far.

This was revealed Tuesday by the country’s health ministry in one of its regular updates on the world pandemic situation in the country.

“Today, the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory tested 53 samples and one was positive for Covid-19. More to follow.

“Therefore, to date Zimbabwe now has eighteen confirmed cases, including three deaths.”

Since the first case was recorded in Victoria Falls last month, Zimbabwe now has, per province, 1 confirmed case in Matabeleland North, 5 in Bulawayo, 8 in Harare and 4 in Mashonaland East.

The country has now carried out 665 cumulative tests, with 647 found negative while 18 are positive cases.