#COVID-19: Majority Zim COVID-19 Patients Being Managed From Home…Most Cases Have Mild Symptoms

A number of COVID-19 cases in Zimbabwe are showing mild symptoms and are being managed from home, newly appointed acting permanent secretary in the ministry of health and child, Dr Gibson Mhlanga has said. By Michael Gwarisa The world over, patients who have mild illness, such as low-grade fever, cough, malaise, rhinorrhoea, sore throat without any warning signs, such as shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing, increased respiratory (i.e. sputum or haemoptysis), gastro-intestinal symptoms such as nausea may not need hospitalization  unless there is concern for rapid clinical deterioration.…

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