Zimbabwe Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Update: 25 July 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 25 July 2021: New cases:  617 Local Cases: 617 Returnees: 0 Deaths: 44 Lockdown Update: National Level 4 lockdown in place. Hotspot update: Hurungwe (14), Kariba (8), Sanyati (22) (Mash West), Bindura (9), Mazowe (13), (Mash Central) Marondera (16), Murehwa (16)(Mash East), Masvingo(25) (MasvingoProv) Harare (156), Northern Suburbs (22), Nkulumane (10), Emakhandeni (21)(Bulawayo), Kwekwe (17) (Midlands). Vaccinations: 18 452 (first dose); 2 286 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 1 447 342 (first dose); 680 060 (second dose) Tests: 4 981 (Positivity today was 12.4%) Recoveries:…

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Zimbabwe Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Update: 24 July 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 24 July 2021: New cases:  1 591 Local Cases: 1 591 Returnees: 0 Deaths: 89 Lockdown Update: National Level 4 lockdown in place. Hotspot update: Hurungwe (38), Kariba (9), Chegutu (59) (Mash West), Bindura (12), Mazowe (13), (Mash Central) Mutoko (73) Seke(55 (Mash East), Chiredzi (18), Masvingo(17 {MasvingoProv} Harare (277), Northern Surburb (63), Nkulumane (29), Emakhandeni (46)(Bulawayo), Kwekwe (15) {Midlands). Vaccinations: 37 985 (first dose); 6 619 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 1 438 890 (first dose); 677 774 (second dose)…

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90% Of Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 Hospital Admissions Are Unvaccinated Patients

Vaccinated people who contract the novel coronavirus are contributing less than 10 per cent of COVID-19 hospital admissions in Zimbabwe. The data was extracted from 207 deaths recorded from 1 to 22 July 2021. This was revealed in a status update by Dr Agnes Mahomva, who is the Chief Coordinator of COVID-19 Response in the Office of the President and Cabinet. Dr Mahomva also said unvaccinated COVID-19 patients make up more than 90 per cent of COVID-19 hospital admissions. Of the 207 deaths, 88.9 per cent had not been vaccinated…

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Zimbabwe Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Update: 23 July 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 23 July 2021: New cases:  2 265 Local Cases: 2 265 Returnees: 0 Deaths: 91 Lockdown Update: National Level 4 lockdown in place. Hotspot update: Hurungwe (34), Kariba (12), Chegutu (75) (Mash West), Bindura (27), Mazowe (25) (Mash Central) Murehwa (82) Marondera(44) {Mash East), Chiredzi(10), Masvingo(67)(Masvingo Prov), Harare (590) Northern Surburbs (72), Nkulumane(48), Emakhandeni(59){Bulawayo), Kwekwe(15) (Midlands). Vaccinations: 48 391 (first dose); 6 568 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 1 400 905 (first dose); 671 155 (second dose) Tests: 11 864 (Positivity today was…

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Pastors Responsible For Some COVID-19 Deaths In Zimbabwe – Mangwana

Local pastors and church leaders have been blamed for some deaths resulting from coronavirus infections among unvaccinated people. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Nick Mangwana, said the clergy is to blame for some of the COVID-19 deaths. Mangwana, however, did not explain how pastors are responsible for the deaths. The inference could be that pastors could be spreading the coronavirus through pastoral visits or by discouraging congregants from getting vaccinated. Said Mangwana: I am going to be blunt (as usual). Men of cloth are…

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Zimbabwe Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Update: 22 July 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 22 July 2021: New cases:  2 301 Local Cases: 2 301 Returnees: 0 Deaths: 61 Lockdown Update: National Level 4 lockdown in place. Hotspot update: Hurungwe (43), Kariba (14), Chegutu(68)(MashWest), Bindura (44), Mt Darwin (32)(MashCent) Mutoko (65) Goromonzi (63) {MashEast), Chiredzi (29), Masvingo (78)(MasvingoProv), Harare(583), Northern Surburbs (55), Nkulumane (26), Emakhandeni(48) (Bulawayo), Kwekwe (27)(Midlands). Vaccinations: 59 872 (first dose); 7 757 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 1 352 514 (first dose); 664 587 (second dose) Tests: 14 987 (Positivity today was 15.4%) Recoveries:…

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Five Die From COVID-19 After Attending Funeral

Five villagers from Lower Gweru under Chief Sogwala have died of Covid-19 in a space of a week after attending a funeral service for a relative who had succumbed to coronavirus. According to the local leadership, several other villagers, most of them relatives who were at the burial ceremony last week, contracted the virus. The local village head Mrs Siziwe Siyaphi told The Herald that the afflicted Ngwenya family had a deceased relative whose body came from South Africa in a coffin sealed with plastic after he died from Covid-19.…

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Zimbabwe Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Update: 21 July 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 21 July 2021: New cases:  2 705 Local Cases: 2 705 Returnees: 0 Deaths: 62 Lockdown Update: National Level 4 lockdown in place. Hotspot update: Hurungwe (58), Kariba (9), Chegutu (77) (Mash West), Bindura (48), Centenary (35) (Mash Cent) Mutoko (60) Goromonzi (55) (Mash East), Chiredzi (17), Mwenezi (42), Zaka (33 (Masvingo Prov); Harare (689), Northern Suburbs (69), Nkulumane (33), Emakhandeni (54) (Bulawayo), Kwekwe (37) (Midlands). Vaccinations: 45 148 (first dose); 6 987 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 1 292…

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Coronavirus Deaths, Cases Spike: Zimbabwe COVID-19 Update 21 June 2021

ere is the coronavirus or COVID-19 situation report for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) as of 21 June 2021: New cases: 416 Local Cases: 415 Returnees: 1 (from South Africa) Deaths: 13 Lockdown Update: Kariba (30), Karoi (15), Chinhoyi (16) & Kwekwe (43) have been put under localised lockdowns. Hotspot update: Mhondoro (12)(Mash West); Masvingo District (10), Masvingo district, Chiredzi (55) (Masvingo Province); Nkulumane (9), Emakhandeni (10) (Bulawayo); Bindura (8) (Mash Central) have been classified as hotspots. Tests: 3 120 Positivity (13.3%) Vaccinations: 936 (first dose); 1 183 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 704 001 (first dose); 436 851 (second dose) Recoveries: 16 National Recovery Rate: 88%…

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