By Health Reporter
ZIMBABWE’S COVID-19 cases have risen to 31, with Mashonaland West province recording its first two cases of the pandemic.
This was revealed by the Ministry of Health and Child Care in its latest update on the Covid-19 situation in the country.
The ministry said two of the cases were local transmissions in Mashonaland West.
“Of the PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) tests done in Harare, three were positive for COVID-19 and all the PCR tests done in Bulawayo today (Saturday) were negative,” Health Ministry permanent secretary Agnes Mahomva reported.
“Two cases of the three cases confirmed today were due to local transmission. All three cases are stable, and not in hospital. More details on these to follow.”
According to provincial cases, Harare is highest with 13 confirmed cases with Bulawayo second, on 10.
Mashonaland East is on four while Mashonaland West has three.
Matabeleland North, the first province to record a Covid-19 case in the country, is still on one.