Korean Gvt Donates US$350K Worth Of COVID-19 Test Kits To Zimbabwe

…As India Fifth Tranche of medicines arrive in the country THE government of the Republic of Korea has donated COVID-19 test kits valued at US$350,000 towards Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 response as part of Korea’s commitment to By Michael Gwarisa Speaking at the handover ceremony at State House in the Capital Harare, Zimbabwe President, Emerson Mngangagwa said the Korean government has been assisting Zimbabwe’s health sector in many ways especially under the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. On behalf of government and the people of Zimbabwe and my own behalf, let me sincerely express…

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Zimbabwe Records Reduction In Malaria New Infections Says CDC

ZIMBABWE has made substantial progress in reducing malaria incidence compared to levels recorded a decade ago at the back of collective effort from the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) and increased financial and technical assistance from the United States President Malaria Initiative (PMI), the Center for Diseases Control (CDC) in Zimbabwe has said. By Michael Gwarisa The U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) was launched in Zimbabwe in 2011 and is led by the USAID and implemented together with CDC. The CDC said even though there has been a…

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Zim COVID-19 Cases Start Creeping Up Again

COVID-19 Situation As At 19/10/2020 • 12 New Cases and 1 Death reported in the last 24 hours. (7 day rolling average* for new cases rises to 20 today from 19 yesterday). • 564 PCR tests done today (Positivity today was 2.1%) • All 12 are local cases (Death reported by Bulawayo) • 5 new recoveries reported: National Recovery rate stands at 94% and Active cases go up to 244 today • As of 19 October 2020, Zimbabwe has now recorded 8159 Cases 7683 recoveries and 232 Deaths. Clink Zim_Sitrep_19-Oct-20…

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