Coronavirus – Zimbabwe: COVID-19 update, 25th June 2020

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Highlights of the situation report

Twenty-one (21) cases tested positive for COVID-19. These include returnees from South Africa (18), Botswana (2) and Mozambique (1) and are all isolated. Recoveries were reported by Masvingo Province (2) and Matabeleland North Province (3). 156 RDT screening tests and 435 PCR diagnostic tests were done. The cumulative number of tests done to date is 65111 (36423 RDT and 28688 PCR). To date the total number of confirmed cases is 551; recovered 128, active cases 417 and 6 deaths, since the onset of the outbreak on 20 March 2020.

Number of tests done

Number of Confirmed Cases

Number

Recovered

Number of

Active

Cases

Deceased    

Province

RDT

PCR

New

Cum

New

Cum

New

Cum

Bulawayo

6

94

1

*51

0

10

39

0

2

Harare

76

246

5

*205

0

58

145

0

2

Manicaland

3

0

0

27

0

0

27

0

0

Mash Cent.

0

22

0

10

0

2

8

0

0

Mash East

2

5

2

49

0

17

32

0

0

Mash West

0

17

1

36

0

1

34

0

1

Midlands

48

0

11

54

0

4

49

0

1

Masvingo

0

8

0

53

2

15

38

0

0

Mat North

12

8

0

15

3

6

9

0

0

Mat South

9

35

1

50

0

15

35

0

0

Total

156

435

21

551

5

128

417

0

6

*14 cases that were being reported under Bulawayo Province have been moved to Harare Province after a verification exercise carried out by the use of linelists from the two provinces.

Midlands Province received 11 positive results from NMRL.

All COVID-19 confirmed cases should be isolated and contacts of confirmed cases should be quarantined.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe.

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