By Health Reporter
ZIMBABWE’S confirmed coronavirus cases have surged to 42 with some fresh cases recorded among returning locals who have been placed under compulsory quarantine.
Two of the cases were confirmed from locals who were returning from South Africa.
The travel history of the other two cases was not revealed by authorities.
The country’s Health Ministry reported in its daily update of Covid-19 cases in Zimbabwe that the cases were discovered at a quarantine centre in Mashonaland West province, one was recorded in Harare and another in Mashonaland East.
“The Ministry reports that 4 cases tested positive for COVID-19 today, 1 positive case from Mashonaland East Province and 1 from Harare, both travellers from South Africa.
“The other 2 are from a quarantine centre in Mashonaland West Province.”
To date, Zimbabwe now has 42 Covid-19 confirmed cases, 13 recoveries while four have succumbed to the virus.
Of the 42, 25 are active cases.