Coronavirus: Zimbabwe's confirmed cases jump to five


Harare, Zimbabwe, March 27 (Infosplusgabon) - Zimbabwe’s number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases has risen to five with one death.


On Thursday night, the Ministry of Health and Child Care announced that the number of suspected cases that had been tested was now at 165, with 159 testing negative and five testing positive.


“The Ministry would like to report that today (Thursday) the National Microbiology Reference Laboratory tested 65 samples. Two of these tested positive for COVID-19. More details on these cases to be given later,” the Ministry of Health and Child Care said in a statement.


It said among the 65 samples was the repeat test for one person who received an inconclusive result, but on Thursday he tested negative.






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