Zimbabwe Thursday recorded 12 new Covid-19 deaths, bringing to 53, the total number of fatalities, the Health Ministry announced in its daily coronavirus update.
“Today (Thursday) we report the results of 12 deaths which occurred from 13 – 20 July 2020 in the community and on admission to casualty departments at Parirenyatwa and Sally Mugabe hospitals after investigations and postmortems were done,” the ministry said.
“These include nine males and two females all from Harare and had respiratory symptoms. The deaths from Midlands province is a male aged 58.
“Two hundred and thirteen tested positive for Covid-19 today. These include 205 local cases and eight returnees from South Africa who are isolated. As at 30 July, Zimbabwe had 3 092 confirmed cases, including 924 recoveries and 53 deaths,” the ministry stated in its update.
In other news – Court blocks Thokozani Khupe and Nelson Chamisa from receiving $7.5 million
Neither MDC Alliance nor MDC-T can receive any of the $7.5 million political funding under the Political Parties Finance Act until a resolution on the ongoing legal battle over which formation is entitled to the money is settled, the Supreme Court has ruled.
The Nelson Chamisa-led MDC Alliance and the Dr. Thokozani Khupe-led MDC-T are embroiled in a vicious legal battle over the control of the opposition MPs and Senators elected in 2018, and thus the $7.5 million to be paid under the Political Parties Finance Act. continue reading