ZIMBABWE today recorded 273 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number cases recorded the the pandemic was reported in Zimbabwe to 1362.
By Michael Gwarisa
According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) daily sitrep, these new cases include returnees from South Africa (12), Mozambique (1) and 260 local cases who are isolated.
Due to a backlog of sample processing at NTBRL, Bulawayo Province has reported 231 cases today which were collected over the last seven days but were not processed.
“These cases will be distributed in the Epi-Curve according to dates the samples were collected. Thirty (30) recoveries were reported by Mash East Province (25) and Manicaland (5). Today we regret to report three (3) deaths; two at community level and one at facility level. These deaths occurred in Bulawayo Province. The community deaths were detected during routine post mortem as part of our COVID-19 surveillance.”