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Zimbabwe COVID-19 Update: 26 August 2021

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Zimbabwe COVID-19 Update: 26 August 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 26 August 2021:

  • New cases: 275
  • Local Cases: 275
  • Returnees: 0
  • Deaths: 18
  • Hotspots: Cases in areas previously designated as hotspots have been declining due to public health control measures being implemented as surveillance continues in these areas.
  • Vaccinations: 31 273 (first dose); 26 070 (second dose)
  • Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 2 453 529  (first dose); 1 561 368 (second dose)
  • As of 25 August 2021, @1500hrs there were 398 hospitalised cases: New Admissions 62, Asymptomatic 123, mild to moderate 188, severe 46 and 41 in Intensive Care Units.
  • Tests: 5 339 (Positivity today was 5.2%)
  • Recoveries: 685; National Recovery Rate: 89%
  • Active Cases: 9 447
  • Total Cumulative Cases: 123 986
  • Total Recoveries: 110 183
  • Total Deaths: 4 356
Province PCR Tests + Ag Cum Cases (New) Recovered Cases (New) Active Cases Deaths (New)
Bulawayo 352 12 768(23) 11 979(113) 102 687(3)
Harare 2416 26 903(45) 24717(96) 779 1 407(2)
Manicaland 445 12 765(40) 10783(51) 1563 419(1)
Mash Cent 0 8 086(39) 7356(43) 495 235(5)
Mash East 329 13 038(24) 12065(16) 649 324(1)
Mash West 756 16 110(12) 14149(52) 1486 475(0)
Midlands 153 9 438(6) 7457(47) 1587 394(1)
Masvingo 361 9 448(42) 7920(224) 1359 169(2)
Mat North 239 7 120(18) 6329(15) 703 88(0)
Mat South 288 8 310(26) 7428(28) 724 158(3)
Total 5339 123 986(275) 110 183(685) 9447 4356(18)

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