#Coronavirus: Visitors To Zim Without Test Certificates To Be Turned Away

GOVERNMENT will block visitors from coronavirus disease infected countries without health certificates certifying they were examined and cleared to enter the country, a Cabinet official said on Tuesday. By Kudakwashe Pembere As of March 1, 2020, over 6000 visitors entered via Zimbabwe’s ports of entry, two coronavirus suspects were isolated at Wilkins Infectious Diseases Hospital with their test results coming negative. Telling a post cabinet media briefing, Information Minister, Hon Monica Mutsvangwa said a total of 6699 travelers had been screened for COVID-19 at the ports of entry and no…

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Coronavirus Affects Zim Grain Supplies

THE Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe (GMAZ) has warned that the prevailing Coronavirus (COVID-19) was having a negative toll on grain imports from Asian countries. By Michael Gwarisa GMAZ Media and Public Relations Manager, Mr Garikai Chaunza said even though GMAZ has already imported  10 000 metric tonnes of maize from South Africa  the prevailing health crisis which has already claimed more than 3000 lives was affecting imports from Asian countries. “Our National Chairman, Mr. Tafadzwa Musarara, is on a regional and international crusade where he is engaging with grain…

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Your Kids Are Safe With Us- Chinese Embassy Assures Zim Parents With Children In China

DEPUTY CHINESE Ambassador to Zimbabwe Zhao Baogang has reassured parents with children studying in China that their children were safe and sound despite the the Coronavirus which has killed at least 3000 in China and other parts of the world. The deputy ambassador said the the Chinese government was working tirelessly to ensure the virus is contained in mainland China before the end of April 2020. “I want to reiterate that now the situation is under control and now they are less confirmed cases and more and more people are being…

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Nutrition Boost For Rushinga Pregnant & Lactating Women

HUNDREDS of women are set to benefit from a food distribution program targeting pregnant and lactating women in Rushinga through a partnership between the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the World Food Program (WFP). By Michael Gwarisa recently in Rushinga The food relief consignment is also part of the WFP lean season assistance in 21 wards of Rushinga district where a total of 5187 beneficiaries in Rushinga which constitutes to 10999 households are set to benefit. At Rutuka, Ward 9 in Rushinga at least six women received the food…

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Stock Up More ARVs To Combat Coronavirus- Gvt Told

THE Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) Executive Director, Mr Itai Rusike has urged government to mobilse enough financial resources to procure Kaletra, an Antiretroviral (ARV) drug that has proven effective in treating Coronavirus (COVID-19) as part of its preparedness to deal with the deadly bug. By Michael Gwarisa The disease has hit at least 70 countries, with 90,000 cases and 3,100 deaths. The vast majority of cases and deaths have been in China. While the number of new cases recorded daily in that epicenter country has declined for weeks,…

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