Parirenyatwa Denies Social Media Claims That Employees Have COVID-19

PARIRENYATWA Group of Hospitals has denied social media reports that their employees had contracted the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). By Kuda Pembere This comes following a Tweet by one Dr Chris Kandeya who said four employees including two nurses tested positive blaming the health ministry for not doing due diligence in contact tracing. We have once again noted that there are some unscrupulous people circulating falsehood on social media claiming that four of our staff members including nurses tested positive for COVID-19. To put the record straight, none of our staff…

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Coca-Cola Donates US$100 000 To The Zim Red Cross To Fight Covid-19

SOFT beverages manufacturer, Coca-Cola Zimbabwe has donated an amount to the tune of US$100 000 to the Zimbabwe  Red Cross Society to help fight the spread of the corona virus in Zimbabwe. By Michael Gwarisa The support will be used to procure the much needed equipment such as rapid test kits and personal protective equipment. Presenting the donation, Coca-Cola Zimabwe Country Manager Mr Milidzani Ncube said In times like these, unity must prevail so as to win the fight against this monster that is threatening human existence. “ Today we…

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Ecobank Avails USD3 Million For Africa’s COVID-19 Response

PAN African Bank Ecobank has contributed about US$3 million to the fight against COVID-19 across its footprint in Africa. By Kuda Pembere In line with its commitment to the continent, various contributions were made to support the efforts of governments, the World Health Organization as well as the private sector in alleviating the effect of the pandemic on the most vulnerable on the continent. Banking on their knowledge of Africa, and to compliment various government efforts, Ecobank has provided support in form of cash, healthcare equipment and supplies, strong and…

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Avenues Clinic Sets Up COVID-19 Treatment Centre

MEDICAL Investment’s flagship company the Avenues Clinic, has opened Montagu Clinic as a COVID-19 management centre in a bid to boost the country’s capacity to deal with the pandemic that has raged havoc across the globe. By Michael Gwarisa Zimbabwe currently has 25 confirmed cases of COVID-19 including three deaths. However, the country’s ability to handle a surge in COVID-19 infections has faced mixed feelings owing to the lack of adequately equipped COVID-19 management centres around the country. Speaking to HealthTimes, Avenues Clinic Corporate Communications officer, Mrs Cordelia Shereni said…

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We Wont Stay Where We Are Not Safe…Belvedare Returnees Speak Out

ZIMBABWEANS quarantined at Belvedere Teachers College have poured water on government’s allegations that they were demanding five-star treatment at a time the nation is battling the deadly COVID-19 pandemic. The returnees said contrary to government’s report that they demanded to be moved to a hotel, they only asked to be moved to a place with running water and better facilities. BELOW IS THEIR STATEMENT As a matter of fact, and for the avoidance of doubt, I’m one of the returning residents who came via an Ethiopian airline yesterday (Monday). I…

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