Zimbabwe COVID-19 Cases Breach 5000 Benchmark

EIGHTY two new COVID-19 cases were recorded today (August 14, 2020), bringing the total number of cumulative cases to 5072. HealthTimes Reporter According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care’s (MoHCC) daily COVID-19 update, all the 82 cases were local infections and no deaths were recorded. “82 new cases and no deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. All 82 were local cases. Zimbabwe goes past 5000 cases and active cases have gone up to 2946 today. 71 new recoveries were recorded. As of August 14 2020, Zimbabwe…

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Harare COVID-19 Recoveries Still Very Low

HARARE Province is still lagging behind other provinces in terms of recording new recoveries from the COVID-19 disease, the Ministry of Health and Child Care daily COVID-19 sitrep has indicated. By Michael Gwarisa According to the update, Harare still has the highest number of active cases compared other provinces with a total 1765 active cases since the virus was reported in the country in March. To date, Harare only has recorded 76 recoveries and 71 deaths, also making it the province with the highest casualties. Bulawayo on the other hand…

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Secondary Education Should Prepare Young People for Work, says New Report Released by the Mastercard Foundation

KIGALI, Rwanda, August 13th, 2020, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Mastercard Foundation today released an important new report, Secondary Education in Africa: Preparing Youth for the Future of Work. Report findings indicate that changes in the nature of work are placing a premium on skills that help young people be adaptable, resilient, and creative problem solvers. Secondary education that provides relevant skills to young workers will help improve productivity, particularly in the informal sector, and will play an important role in driving long-term economic growth and reducing poverty in Africa.…

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How to recognize Covid-19 symptoms in children, based on pediatricians’ advice

(CNN)Are parents really supposed to be reassured by all this talk about “mild” cases of Covid-19 in children? What about the unfortunate “few” youngsters who have died or come down with a strange and severe associated illness? No parent wants to take the odds that their child might be the exception to the rule. “We’ve had 90 deaths in children in the United States already, in just a few months,” Dr. Sean O’Leary, vice-chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases, told CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Monday.…

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