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Zimbabwe records another covid-19 death as local cases spiral

More than 60,000 deaths worldwide from coronavirus
FILE PHOTO: Mortuary workers push a coffin of a person who died at a nursing home during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Leganes Madrid, near Madrid, Spain, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina/File Photo

Zimbabwe has recorded yet another COVID-19 death. According to the publication, the COVID-19 13th victim is a 63-year-old woman in Matabeleland North who tested positive for COVID-19 posthumously. according to the following statement:

Sixteen (16) cases tested positive for COVID-19 today. These include returnees from South Africa (7), Botswana (1) and 8 local cases who are isolated.

Fourteen (14) recoveries were reported by Bulawayo Province Today we regret to report a community death of a 63-year-old female from Matabeleland North Province, this was detected during a routine post mortem and awaiting post mortem results to determine the cause of death.

Today 393 RDT screening tests and 659 PCR diagnostic tests were done. The cumulative number of tests done to date is 87 264 (51 259 RDT and 36 005 PCR)

To date, the total number of confirmed cases ts 942; recovered 320. active cases 609 and 13 deaths, since the onset of the outbreak on 20 March 2020.

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