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22 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24hrs




22 Covid-19 deaths reported in 24hrs. Of the cases, 984 were local transmissions while one was a returnee from Zambia. Worryingly, Harare accounted for 401 of the cases, to take the number of active cases in the capital to 3 243.

Zimbabwe recorded 22 deaths and 985 new Covid-19 cases yesterday, as the pandemic continues to take a toll on the country.

The deaths were reported by Bulawayo (5), Harare (3), Manicaland (6), Mashonaland East (3), Midlands (2) and Masvingo (3).

Yesterday, 2 746 PCR tests were done, implying a positivity rate of 36 percent. New recoveries reported yesterday were 101. As of yesterday, Zimbabwe had recorded 19 660 cases, 12 184 recoveries and 468 deaths.

Source – The Herald

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