WITH Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangangwa announcing the lockdown measures, the country has confirmed seven Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) as of March 27, 2020.
By Kudakwashe Pembere
From the seven, one succumbed to the disease.
Yesterday, Zimbabwe had five COVID-19 cases.
All of the latest confirmed cases are in Harare showing mild symptoms. The first confirmed case in Victoria Falls is still mildly ill, according to the latest Health Ministry update.
“Of the confirmed cases, three are due to contact with an infected individual locally. Our teams are currently seized with enhanced surveillance through contact tracing by following up all known contacts of these cases. Therefore the Ministry would like to remind everyone of the need to maintain social distancing by avoiding close contact (1 metre or three feet) with anyone who is unwell coughing or sneezing,” said the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Dr Agnes Mahomva.