Dark Week for Zimbabwe, As COVID-19 Claims 88 Lives, infects 4,395 in Seven Days

ZIMBABWE recorded a total 4,395 new COVID-19 infections and 88 deaths, the highest weekly death rate reported since the pandemic was first reported in the country in March 2020. HealthTimes Reporter This is according to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) daily sitreps tally over a five-days period from Monday, January 4 to Friday, January 8, 2021. The country’s COVID-19 cumulative cases stand at 19,660 while total deaths add to 468. As of Monday, January 4, a total 564 new cases were recorded together with four deaths. All…

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Zim Scientists and Business Launch Ground-breaking Tool To Eliminate COVID-19 Tests Certification Fraud

A local organisation, the International Covid-19 Travellers Compliance  Monitoring  Association  (ICTCMA), a consortium comprising of  Zimbabwean  doctors, laboratory  scientists,  travel agents, travellers and business people has developed a tool that is set to address the growing burden of fake COVID-19 test certificates amongst travellers. By Michael Gwarisa The new tool dubbed the International  Covid-19 Clearance  Passport is  a  multi-entry  personalized  and  securitized  booklet  that  one can  use  in up to  45  entries across the globe. Speaking to HealthTimes, Dr Masibongesonke Muloyiswa a  founding member ICTCMA said they were using  a …

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