Zimbabwe records 8 coronavirus deaths, toll now 218


Zimbabwe today recorded eight coronavirus deaths -six of them in Harare, one in Bulawayo and another in Mashonaland East- pushing the national death toll to 218.

There were 90 new cases and only 22 recoveries.

The number of cases rose to 7 388 and that of recoveries to 5 477 leaving 1 693 active cases.

Harare now has more than 1 000 active cases.

Globally, there are now 27.6 million cases which include just over 899 200 deaths, 19.7 million recoveries and 7 million active cases.

More than half of the cases are in the Americas- North and South America- with nearly 14.5 million. They also account for more than half the deaths with over 500 000 deaths.


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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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