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Zimbabwe records 59 new COVID-19 recoveries

by Staff reporter
25 Jun 2020 at 12:19hrs | Views
THIS Wednesday, the country recorded five more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 530 since the onset of the outbreak in March this year.

In a statement, The Ministry of Health and Child Care said the cases are all returnees from South Africa and are all under isolation.

To date, the country has conducted 64 520 tests for the virus. The country has also registered an increase in the number of recoveries which are now 123 in total.

Harare Province recorded 32, Mashonaland East 11, Matabeleland South 15, and Midlands 1.

Deaths recorded as a result of the virus are six.

This week, the government revealed that in light of the increase in COVID-19 confirmed cases, it has intensified awareness campaigns in communities on the pandemic as well as reinforcement of WHO guidelines.

Furthermore surveillance, management and treatment plans are being fine-tuned paying particular attention to prevalence, areas of high concentration, management of quarantines, treatment, and isolation centres.

Source - zbc