#JUSTIN: More Returnees Escape Zim COVID-19 Quarantine

MINISTRY of Information, publicity and broadcasting services permanent secretary, Nick Mangwana has announced that 18 returnees have escaped a quarantine facility at Mkoba teachers’ college in Gweru. By Michael Gwarisa Before the latest 18 escapees, Police Spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi had announced that close to 100 returning residents had escaped from various quarantine centers where they were confined as part of mandatory measures to control the spread of Covid-19. Through his micro-blogging account, Mangwana said the escaped returnees might have bribed the gate security before they were granted passage.…

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#COVID-19: All Learning Institutions To Be Disinfected Before Reopening

MINISTER of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Honorable Monica Mutsvangwa has announced that government would soon be disinfecting all institutions of learning ahead schools and reopening scheduled for next month. By Michael Gwarisa In a media briefe, Hon Mutsvangwa said even though most institutions of learning had been turned into quarantine centers for returning citizens plans are already in place to de-congest the institutions and pave way for schools and universities reopening. Currently, some of our learning institutions are being used as quarantine centres.  With regards to the Cabinet decision…

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#COVID-19: Zimbabwe Blindly Dealing With COVID-19- ZADHR Report

ZIMBABWE’S COVID-19 management competencies fall far below the expected World Health Organisation (WHO) standards, a report by the Zimbabwe Association for Doctors for Human Rights (ZADHR) has gathered. HealthTimes Reporter According to the ZADHR “4th COVID-19 Monitoring and Advocacy Report: 20 May 2020,” Zimbabwe was not following proper consultation procedures in dealing with the pandemic. ZADHR notes with concern the lack of evidence-based decision making in informing the extension of the national lockdown in Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwean government has shown a lethargic approach towards conducting widespread PCR diagnostic tests for…

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