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Zimbabwe: Take Coronavirus Seriously – Senior Doctors

Senior hospital doctors have urged government to take the novel coronavirus seriously amid rising death toll from the deadly disease which stands at over 3000 from the 110 000 confirmed cases worldwide. In a Twitter thread posted earlier today, Zimbabwe Senior Hospital Doctors Association (ZSHDA) reminded government that previous outbreaks …

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Zimbabwe: Masvingo Coronavirus Suspect Declared Negative

After a suspected coronavirus case was reported at Masvingo Provincial Hospital Sunday morning, government has announced the traveller from Dubai tested negative to the dreaded COVID-19 disease at the hospital. A twitter message by the Information ministry confirmed the unnamed man was now in self-quarantine. “In Masvingo, a traveller from …

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Zimbabwe: Wilkins Coronavirus Bombshell

Zimbabwe’s health facilities are woefully equipped and would be unable to adequately respond to a coronavirus outbreak, at a time neighbouring South Africa has confirmed its first case of a patient who tested positive to the deadly disease. The authorities in Harare are now depending on donations after China and …

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Zimbabwe: Corona Virus Stalls Hwange Power Station Renovations

Travel restrictions on Chinese nationals into the country following outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus (COVID-19) has stalled renovations at Hwange Thermal Power Station, Energy Minister Fortune Chasi has said. Chasi told NewZimbabwe.com Tuesday Chinese nationals employed by contractors working on Hwange’s 6, 7 and 8 Units were still holed up …

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Zimbabwe: Foreign Trips Ban for Civil Servants

President Mnangagwa has banned civil servants from foreign trips and urged other Zimbabweans to restrict their travelling, especially outside Africa, as part of measures to minimise the risk of being exposed to Covid-19. Addressing the 337th Ordinary Session of the Zanu-PF Politburo in Harare yesterday, the President said the Ministry …

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