Mnangagwa confirms Minister Shiri died from coronavirus

By Staff Reporter

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has confirmed Agriculture Minister Perrance Shiri died from coronavirus.

He was addressing mourners at the late Minister’s Borrowdale home in Harare Thursday.

“Now that it is confirmed that Minister Shiri died of Covid 19, we will follow World Health Organisation regulations on how the funeral should proceed,” Mnangagwa said.

Shiri died early Wednesday aged 65.

He has since been declared a national hero.

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