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Zimbabwe Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: 31 Cases

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Zimbabwe Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: 31 Cases

As of 25 April 2020, a cumulative total of 2 719 897 confirmed cases and 187 705 deaths were reported from more than 210 countries/territories globally (Source WHO Sitrep No.96).

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The Ministry would like to report that today, a total of 380 tests were done as detailed in table 1 below. giving a total of 6 067 screening and diagnostic tests done to date.

Therefore, to date, Zimbabwe now has thirty-one confirmed cases, including two recoveries and four deaths.

Table 1. Distribution of tests done today
Mat. North – 3
Manicaland – 5
Mat. South – 54
Midlands – 6
Harare – 161
Bulawayo – 151
TOTALS – 380

Of the PCR tests done in Harare today, three were positive for COVID-19 and all the PCR tests done in Bulawayo today were negative for COVID-19.

Table 2. Number of confirmed cases to date
Matabeleland North – 1
Bulawayo – 10
Harare – 13
Mashonaland East – 4
Mashonaland West – 3
Total: 31

Two of the three cases confirmed today were due to local transmission. All the three cases are stable, and not in the hospital. More details on these cases to follow.

The Ministry continues to be on HIGH alert to the COVID-19 pandemic and would like to remind the nation that the most effective ways to protect yourself and others against COVID-19 are to practise good personal hygiene and exercise social distancing.

When you use a mask, cover your mouth and nose, and make sure that there are no gaps between your face and the mask.

Avoid touching the mask while using it: if you do, clean your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

If masks are not used correctly, they can be a source of infection.

For assistance, please call the COVID-19 tollfree hotline number: 2019.

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