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Zimbabwe COVID-19 cases jump to 149

by Staff reporter
29 May 2020 at 16:09hrs | Views
THIS Thursday Zimbabwe recorded 17 more positive cases of COVID-19 bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases to 149. These are all returnees from Mozambique, South Africa and the United Kingdom who are in quarantine centres.

Manicaland Province recorded nine of the confirmed Covid-19 cases yesterday, for the first time since the outbreak of the deadly disease in Zimbabwe.

The cases were noted after a combined 55 tests were conducted (35 Rapid Diagnostic Tests and 20 PCR).

Harare Province has the highest number of confirmed cases at 64, Masvingo Province 25, Matabeleland South Province 16, Bulawayo Province 15, Mashonaland East Province 6, Mashonaland West Province 6, Midlands Province 6, and Matabeleland North Province 2.

Only Mashonaland Central Province remains without confirmed cases.

Overall, Zimbabwe now has confirmed cases 149, with 117 being active, 28 recoveries and four deaths.

Source - zbc