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Two more Covid-19 deaths, 174 new cases

Two more people have succumbed to Covid-19 in Zimbabwe while 174 tested positive in the last 24 hours.

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)

The two deaths were recorded in Manicaland and Masvingo provinces.

Of the 174 new cases, 20 were recorded in Bulawayo, 97 in Harare, 19 in Masvingo and 18 in Manicaland provinces while five were recorded in Mashonaland Central province.

The other eight new cases were recorded in Matabeleland North, two in Matabeleland South, four in Mashonaland East and one in Midlands province.

The Ministry of Health and Child Care says the new figure brings the total number of active cases to 1 981 in Zimbabwe.

“We recorded two deaths and 174 new cases in the last 24 hours and all the cases are from locals.

“As at 20 December 2020, Zimbabwe had 12 325 confirmed cases, including 10 024 recoveries and 320 deaths,” said the ministry. The Chronicle

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