Zim Covid-19 cases surge to 314 as 27 SA returnees test positive

By Health Reporter

ZIMBABWE’S confirmed coronavirus cases Tuesday surged to 314 after 27 returning residents from South Africa tested positive for the dreaded disease.

This was confirmed by the Health Ministry in its regular update on the Covid-19 situation in the country.

“Twenty-seven cases tested positive for Covid-19 today. These are all returnees from South Africa and are all isolated,” said the ministry.

“Today 515 RDT screening tests and 352 PCR diagnostic tests were done. The cumulative number of tests done to date is 54 535 (32 282 and 22 253 PCR).

“To date the total number of confirmed cases is 314; recovered 46, active cases 264 and four deaths since the onset of the outbreak on 20 March 2020.”

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