Zimbabwe active coronavirus cases down to 4 000


The number of active coronavirus cases in Zimbabwe today dropped to 4 029 though deaths remained high at 11, bringing the total deaths to date to 1 364.

There were 83 new cases and 182 recoveries. So far the country has recorded 34 864 cases and 29 471 recoveries.

The recovery rate rose slightly to 84.5 while the seven-day rolling average for new cases dropped from 138 to 128.

Harare now has 1 565 active cases, Manicaland 652, Matabeleland North 501 while Bulawayo dropped to 290.

Zimbabwe is under a strict Level 4 lockdown until Monday, 15 February.

Police continue to enforce lockdown restrictions and arrested 3 282 people on Monday raising the number of people arrested since end of March last year to 410 495.

There is increasing anticipation that the six-week lockdown will be reviewed.


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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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