All Hands on Deck as Zimbabwe Tackles Spread of COVID-19
Initially, the government announced it was going to free up to 6,000 prisoners under an amnesty that was meant to decongest the country's jails, but so far, only 1,680 prisoners have been released under the presidential amnesty to avert a further rise in coronavirus cases. Meanwhile, universities are manufacturing masks, gloves and hand sanitizers as the country intensifies efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has called for the lifting of sanctions on all countries, including Zimbabwe, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. ... Read more »
Zimbabwean authorities have begun enforcing a three-week lockdown in its fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus after the disease left one person dead and infected six ... Read more »
Zimbabweans have been for years scrambling to get enough clean water to drink, prepare meals and attend to basic hygiene and are now concerned over what impact the ongoing water ... Read more »
Zimbabwe's Minister of Health Obediah Moyo, has confirmed the death of Zororo Makamba, a 30-year-old broadcaster who was the second person to test positive for the novel ... Read more »
As of June 1, the confirmed COVID-19 case total from 55 African countries has reached 146,793. Reported deaths in Africa have reached 4,222 and recoveries 61,772.
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