- April 24, 2020
- Posted in LOCAL
COVID-19 Update: As at 23 April Zimbabwe had 29 confirmed cases, including four (4) deaths. Two (2) people have recovered.
The Ministry would like to report that of the 101 PCR tests done in Bulawayo on the 22nd of April 2020, one was positive for COVID-19.
Today, a total of 460 tests were done as detailed in table 1 below, giving a total of 5 450 screening and diagnostic tests done to date.
Therefore, to date, Zimbabwe has twenty-nine confirmed cases, including two recoveries and four deaths.
Distribution of tests done today
Mash. West – 26
Mat. North – 29
Manicaland – 29
Masvingo – 10
Mash. East – 23
Mash. Central – 11
Mat. South – 60
Midlands – 46
Harare – 70
Bulawayo – 156
TOTALS – 460
Number of confirmed cases to date
Matabeleland North – 1
Bulawayo – 11
Harare – 12
Mashonaland East – 4
Mashonaland West – 1
Total – 29
All the PCR tests done in Harare and Bulawayo today were negative for COVID-19.
More details on the latest case of COVID-19 diagnosed in Bulawayo to follow.
The Ministry continues to be on HIGH alert to the COVID-19 pandemic and would like to remind the nation that, the most effective ways to protect yourself and others against COVID-19 are to practise good personal hygiene and exercise social distancing.
For assistance, please call the COVID-19 tollfree hotline number: 2019.