#Talking COVID-19 With Dr Grant: Are We Doing Enough Testing For COVID-19 In Zimbabwe?

Dr Grant Marewanhema

THE first cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Wuhan, China,  in December 2019, and a few months later the disease became a worldwide pandemic. To date over 7 million infections have been reported. Zimbabwe has reported 356 cases, which include 4 deaths and 54 recoveries. By Grant Murewanhema Transmission patterns include imported disease, sporadic disease, clusters of disease and community transmission. In community transmission, clusters of cases are reported in the communities without clear linkage to imported cases. Most of the cases reported in Zimbabwe so far have been among…

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Ecobank Pours US$30 000 Towards Zim Coronavirus Preparedness

ECOBANK Zimbabwe, has donated an amount to the tune of US$30 000 for the procurement of Rapid Testing Kits that will be deployed at all ports of entry including  air and boarder posts. By Michael Gwarisa The financial facility is set to strengthen efforts to break the chain of transmission through reinforcing testing and screening for the bug at the ports of entry. Handing over the donation, Ecobank Managing Director, Moses Kurenjekwa said “ As a bank with a global footprint and local presence, we are alive to the potential…

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