Zimbabwe Covid-19 Death Rises

Harare- Zimbabwe’s Covid-19 deaths have risen to six after two women died last week from the deadly pandemic, the Health Ministry has confirmed.

In its daily Covid-19 update, the ministry said the confirmed deaths were of a 79-year-old Bulawayo resident and a 60-year-old Midlands province female.

“Today, we regret to report two deaths, one is a facility death and the other is a community death, both females aged 79 and 60 respectively. The facility death is from Bulawayo province who tested positive on the 17th June 2020 and had other co-morbidities whilst the community death is from Midlands province who tested for Covid-19 following routine swabbing on the 19th June 2020,” the Health Ministry said in its latest update.

The country has over the past few days experienced a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases which now stands at 489 with 64 recoveries.

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