Masvingo Now Has Only One Active COVID-19 Case

AS Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases continue on a downward trend, the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) statistics indicate that Masvingo province now has a single active COVID-19 case. By Michael Gwarisa According to the MoHCC sitrep of September 19, 2020, Masvingo had only one remaining active COVID-19 case, 227 cumulative recoveries against 230 cumulative cases and two deaths. Masvingo is followed by Mashonaland Central which has only nine active cases remaining, 171 cumulative recoveries and 184 cumulative cases. From September 12, 2020 to 18 September 2020, 218 new cases…

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Masvingo Records First COVID-19 Death

MASVINGO province has recorded its first COVID-19 fatality amidst eight more other deaths that were recorded in other provinces in the past 24 hours. By Michael Gwarisa According to the health ministry daily COVID-19 update, nine deaths were recorded over the past 24 hours bringing the total number of deaths recorded so far to 150. 263 new cases and nine deaths were reported in the past 24 hours. 254 are local cases and 11 are returnees from South Africa. Six deaths are from Harare province, one Mashonaland Central, One Masvingo…

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Childline Records 30% Child Sexual Abuse Cases

[dropcap][/dropcap]CHILD Rights organisation, Childline Zimbabwe says it received 14 000 cases of child abuse over the years and 30 percent of the cases were sexually related. By Michael Gwarisa Briefing Journalists, Childline Mashonaland Helpline Officer, Maureen Kambarami said most cases reported through their Helpline are child sexual abuse cases and indications are that 90 percent of these offenses are committed by either a parent, guardian, teacher or anyone they know. “Sexual abuse throughout the years, comes as the most reported form of abuse dating back from inception even. This could…

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