COVID-19 Hits Mberengwa Boarding Schools

COVID-19 cases have risen in Mberengwa boarding schools to 125 following more tests that have been done in schools. Staff Reporter Previously Chegato 59, Masase40 had recorded 59 and 40 respectively before they had conducted other tests from the neighboring schools. Dr Gabriel Ndagurwa, Mberengwa District Medical Officer told state media that they were working flat out to make sure that the COVID-19 cases are contained and avoid spreading in the boarding schools that have been identified as hotspots. We have about 125 cases for far that we have picked…

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Mberengwa Cries For Help…Battles High ARVs Coverage Gap

AT a time when other districts are doing well in terms of advancing treatment and care to Antiretroviral Treatment (ART) clients, Mberengwa remains in the negative despite efforts by partners and the ministry of health and child care to advance treatment to the area. Mberengwa has a low ART coverage of 44, 5 percent as of last year, making it one the districts with the highest ART  gap (3,000 – 10,000) along with 19 other districts which include Zvimba, Gokwe, Chipinge, Bulawayo, Goromonzi, Insiza, Umguza, Kwekwe, Mt Darwin, Lupane, Mazowe,…

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