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Covid-19: 558 cases have been reported at Zim’s learning institutions

By Almot Maqolo

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At least 558 Covid-19 cases have been reported at learning institutions in Zimbabwe. 

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Child Care continue to strengthen infection, prevention and control strategies in schools as they prepare to break for the Christmas and New Year holidays.

“Cumulatively, 558 cases have been reported at learning institutions across the country,” Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said.

Cabinet re-iterates that all travellers coming into the country are required to submit COVID-19-free certificates obtained 48 hours before date of departure and obtained from a Word Health Organization -certified laboratory.

“Those who arrive without these requirements will be quarantined,” she said.

Zimbabwe on Tuesday reported 164 new cases and one death. All are due to local transmission.

All provinces reported cases today with the country’s second largest city Bulawayo reporting the highest (66).

Cumulatively, the southern African nation has now recorded 11522 Cases 9599 recoveries and  310 Deaths.

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