Zimbabwe coronavirus positivity rate below 5% for 2 consecutive days


Zimbabwe has recorded positivity rates of below 5% over the past two days, indicating that the country may be gaining control over the pandemic.

The positivity rate was 3% on Saturday when the country recorded no death for the first time this year and it rose slightly to 4% yesterday but there were four deaths and 45 new cases.

Active cases dropped to 5 798 after 153 people recovered with Mashonaland East and Mashonaland West accounting for more than half the cases.

Mashonaland East has 1 673 cases and Mashonaland West, 1 377.

Harare and Bulawayo have the lowest at 149 and 132, respectively.


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Charles Rukuni
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