More People From Coronavirus Affected Countries Enter Zim

OVER 1 400 people from the COVID-19 affected countries have entered Zimbabwe since the declaration of the pandemic as a public health emergency of international concern. By Kudakwashe Pembere This emerged during the second cabinet decision matrix for 2020. Health and Child Care Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo at the Interministeral meeting on COVID 19 last week had said the number was 741. Media,Information and Broadcasting  services minister Senator Monica Mutsvangwa said to date, 1 433 travellers have been reported to have passed through Zimbabwe’s ports of entry that are screening…

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WHO Renames Wuhan Coronavirus To ‘COVID-19’

AFP-THE World Health Organisation(WHO) on Tuesday announced that “COVID-19” will be the official name of the deadly virus which was first reported in Wuhan, in  China, saying the disease represented a “very grave threat” for the world but there was a “realistic chance” of stopping it. WHO had earlier given the virus the temporary name of “2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease” and China’s National Health Commission this week said it was temporarily calling it “novel coronavirus pneumonia” or NCP. “We now have a name for the disease and it’s COVID-19,” World…

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Quarantine Everyone Coming In From China-Masarira

POLITICAL activist and president of opposition party LEAD, Linda Masarira has called on government to immediately quarantine every person arriving into the country from China, the epicenter of the novelCoronavirus so as to contain it before its too late. By Michael Gwarisa In a statement, Masarira said Zimbabwe was too reluctant and its approach towards the virus could expose millions of innocent Zimbabweans to the epidemic. We need to urgently push for a quarantine Centre for everyone coming from that China region. Zimbabwe is not equipped to deal with an…

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