Zimbabwe recorded 22 deaths and 985 new Covid-19 cases yesterday, as the pandemic continues to take a toll on the country.
Of the cases, 984 were local transmissions while one was a returnee from Zambia.
Worryingly, Harare accounted for 401 of the cases, to take the number of active cases in the capital to 3 243.
The deaths were reported by Bulawayo (5), Harare (3), Manicaland (6), Mashonaland East (3), Midlands (2) and Masvingo (3).
Yesterday, 2 746 PCR tests were done, implying a positivity rate of 36 percent.
New recoveries reported yesterday were 101.
As of yesterday, Zimbabwe had recorded 19 660 cases, 12 184 recoveries and 468 deaths.