Zimbabwe health officials have reported six new confirmed cases of Covid-19 but no additional deaths. All six are local cases.That brings the total number of people infected to 6,412 with the known death toll still at 196 as of Sunday night.
“Only 6 New Cases and No Death reported in the last 24 hours.7 day rolling average for new cases has fallen from 200 at the beginning of August to 68 today,” the health ministry said in its daily update. “Much fewer tests (602) done today (But on a positive note positivity for today was 1%).” The number of people who have recovered from the virus increased by five to 5,061, leaving 1,155 active cases.
Coronavirus has invaded all aspects of the Zimbabwean life from communities to companies, which have been forced to scale down operations. The country has done a cumulative total of 201 394 Covid-19 tests to date since the onset of the disease in March.