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Zambia Records First Two Coronavirus Cases

Zambia Records First Two Coronavirus Cases

Zambia has recorded its first two cases of the novel coronavirus. The announcement was made this Wednesday by that country’s Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya. The minister said:

The patients are a Zambian couple that traveled to France on a 10-day holiday.

The development means that two countries (South Africa and Zambia) sharing a border with Zimbabwe have recorded cases of the virus when Zimbabwe has not yet registered any case.

Ironically, the countries have not closed their borders to each other with authorities in each country arguing that screening and testing at points of entry will be intensified.


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The Chinese Ambassador to the Republic of Zimbabwe Guo Shaochun has dismissed Defence minister Oppah Muchinguri’s statement alleging that the virus is God’s punishment on Western countries that imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe.

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If you suspect you have COVID-19 infection or wish to obtain more information on this disease, please call the Ministry of Health and Child Care on toll-free hotline number 2019 for assistance +263714734593 or +263774112531


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