- January 7, 2021
- Posted in LOCAL
Zimbabwe’s second platinum producer, Mimosa’ section Head of Systems and compliance Mr. Tinashe Mutanda died yesterday from the Corona Virus Diseases of 2019 (Covid-19) the mine’s Managing Director Mr. Fungai Makoni confirmed.
Rudairo Dickson Mapuranga
According to Makoni, Mutanda tested positive for the pandemic during the Christmas break.
“It is true that we have one of our staff who succumbed to Covid-19, he tested positive during the Christmas break,” Makoni said.
The deceased was admitted at Mater Dei Hospital in Bulawayo where he sadly passed away. His death has sparked conversations on various WhatsApp groups.
Covid-19 cases and deaths have been spiking in Zimbabwe which has resulted in the Vice President and Health Minister Dr. Constantine Guvheya Chiwenga imposing a 30-day lockdown in order to curb the spread of the virus.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19:
- Clean your hands often. Use soap and water, or an alcohol-based hand rub.
2. Maintain a safe distance from anyone who is coughing or sneezing.