Three die of coronavirus in Zimbabwe, 100 recover and 41 test positive


Three people died of coronavirus in Harare yesterday -two at Sally Mugabe Hospital and one at Parirenyatwa – while 100 others recovered and 41 tested positive.

This brought the total of those who have died so far to 12, those who have recovered to 306 and the number of cases to 926.

There have been 335 new cases this month alone.

Among those who tested positive yesterday, one was from Japan and another from Sweden.

The bulk of those who recovered – 47- were from the Midlands while 32 were from Masvingo, 14 from Mashonaland East and seven from Manicaland.

Masvingo now has only two active cases out of the 608, while Harare has 206, Matebeleland South 129 and Bulawayo 125.

Of the 51 that tested positive in Bulawayo on Wednesday 21 were health workers.

There are now 12.4 million cases globally including 557 500 deaths, 7.2 million recoveries and 4.6 million active cases.


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Charles Rukuni
The Insider is a political and business bulletin about Zimbabwe, edited by Charles Rukuni. Founded in 1990, it was a printed 12-page subscription only newsletter until 2003 when Zimbabwe's hyper-inflation made it impossible to continue printing.


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