Zimbabwe's Covid-19 cases rise to 46

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By Staff Reporter

The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Zimbabwe has risen to 46 after two more people tested positive yesterday.

In a statement, the Ministry of Health and Child Care reported that one is male returnee from the United Kingdom while the second is a truck driver who initially tested positive in Zambia and again tested positive on re-testing in Harare.

“Today, 671 ‘Rapid Diagnostic Test’ (RDT) screening tests and 279 ‘Polymerase Chain Reaction’ (PCR) confirmatory tests were done. The cumulative number of tests done to date is 28 019 (15 455 RDT and 12 564 PCR/Genexpert),” read the statement.

According to the ministry, to date, the number of the recovered is 18 while there are 24 active cases and four deaths since the onset of the outbreak on March 20.

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