Over 2700 frontline workers were vaccinated yesterday, according to the Ministry of Health and Child Care, bringing the total number of people who have been vaccinated to 4041.
The news was contained in an update that was published by the ministry that also indicated that COVID-19 hospitalized cases continue to surge.
In the update, the ministry stated that:
2727 frontline workers were vaccinated today (yesterday) bringing cumulative vaccinations to 4041
The update also noted that hospitalized cases increased to 156 from 147 the previous day:
As of 22 February 2021 @15hrs hours, there were 156 hospitalised cases, Assymptomatic 64, Mild to moderate 52, severe 36 and 4 in Intensive care units.
Meanwhile, the government will next week announce new COVID-19 restrictions when the 14 days lockdown extension announced by President Mnangagwa lapses.