Suspected Coronavirus Case In Zimbabwe
. . .Nation Urged Not To Panic
. . .Tests being conducted
Ministry of Health and Child Care yesterday confirmed that they were investigating a suspected case of Coronavirus now Covid-19 following a visit by a Zimbabwean woman from Wuhan, China on Tuesday.
Health Minister Dr Obadiah Moyo last night, said members of the public should not panic as they had moved in quickly to conduct further investigations on the woman. “Our systems are effective, and the public should not panic.
We identified the candidate for the virus on arrival, and we quickly took her to a quarantine center where tests are being conducted,” Minister Moyo said.
Epidemiology and Disease Control (Ministry of Health and Child Care) Director Dr Portia Manangazira said all necessary steps were being taken to guard against the virus.
“Yes, we have a suspected case of a woman aged 27 who arrived on Tuesday from Wuhan, where the outbreak began. “We have taken her to Wilkins Infectious Diseases Hospital in the specialized unit in isolation after taking tests, and now we wait for the results,” she said.
Dr Manangazira said they were aware of her arrival. “She was in Wuhan, and passed through Guangzhou, where she was certified to be Covid-19 negative and has a certificate to show for it.
“When she arrived we were aware that she was coming because the Chinese authorities had alerted us and we took the precautionary steps of putting her in isolation.
“She is presently being monitored by a team of experts, including Chinese physicians.
We will keep the nation updated,” she added.
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