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Zim Covid-19 recovery rate now at 80 percent, one case reported yesterday

Zimbabwe yesterday recorded one Covid-19 positive case and 181 recoveries, giving hope that the battle against the pandemic is being won.

A health worker screens and sanitises visitors to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside a hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe March 26, 2020. (Credit: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters)
A health worker screens and sanitises visitors to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside a hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe March 26, 2020. (Credit: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters)

According to the Health and Child Care Ministry daily Covid-19 update, out of the 467 PCR diagnostic tests done yesterday, Mat North recorded the only positive case which brought the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 7 838.

This was Mat North’s 135th case and is the province with the least number of confirmed cases. Harare and Bulawayo lead with 3 252 and 1 447 cases respectively.

No deaths were recorded yesterday. Zimbabwe has 228 Covid-19 related deaths.

On another positive note, 181 recoveries were reported yesterday with Mat South recording 174 recoveries, Manicaland (6) and Bulawayo (1). Zimbabwe now has a total of 6 303 recoveries.

The national recovery rate now stands at 80 percent. The Chronicle

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