Zimbabwe Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Update: 28 July 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 28 July 2021: New cases:  1 856 Local Cases: 1 856 Returnees: 0 Deaths: 60 Hotspots: Hurungwe(31), Kariba (8), Chegut (85) {MashWest}, Bindura (23), Shamva (33 {MashCent} Marondera (53) Murehwa (40) {MashEast}, Bikita (35) Chiredzi (19) {MasvingoProv}, Harare {473}, Northern Surburbs (56), Nkulumane (12),Emakhandeni(26){Bulawayo}. Vaccinations: 40 135 (first dose); 18 466 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 1 562 285 (first dose); 713 131 (second dose) Tests: 10 808 (Positivity today was 17%) Recoveries: 887; National Recovery Rate: 69% Active Cases: 28 844 Total…

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Zimbabwe Has Received 800 000 Doses Of Sinopharm Vaccine

zimbabwe received another 800 000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine on Wednesday 28 July 2021. The batch brings the total number of COVID-19 vaccines Zimbabwe has received so far to nearly 5.2 million doses. The vaccines arrived abode Ethiopian Airways. Information Secretary, Nick Mangwana, has said another batch of seven hundred thousand (700 000) Sinopharm vaccines are expected to arrive in the country on the 29th of July at 14.30 on Ethiopian Airlines. Speaking after taking delivery of the Sinopharm vaccine today, Chief Director for Curative Services at the Ministry of…

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Zimbabwe Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Update: 27 July 2021

Here is the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 Situation Report or Update for Zimbabwe by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on 27 July 2021: New cases:  1 767 Local Cases: 1 767 Returnees: 0 Deaths: 107 Hotspot update: Hurungwe (35), Kariba (4), Makonde (59) (Mash West), Bindura (25), Centenary (27), (Mash Central) Marondera (75), Murehwa (58)(Mash East), Bikita (25), Chiredzi (31) (MasvingoProv) Harare (438), Northern Suburbs (55), Nkulumane (24), Emakhandeni (41)(Bulawayo). Vaccinations: 30 657 (first dose); 7 469 (second dose) Total Cumulative Vaccinations: 1 522 150 (first dose); 694 685 (second dose) Tests: 12 707 (Positivity today was 13.9%) Recoveries: 2 669; National Recovery Rate: 69%…

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Post Cabinet Briefing: Victoria Falls, Kazungula Border Posts Open To Fully Vaccinated Tourists

Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services minister, Senator Monica Mutsvangwa on Tuesday announced that Cabinet had approved a request by the tourism industry to open the Victoria Falls and Kazungula Border Posts to tourists who are fully vaccinated. This is in view of the realisation that over 60% of the population in Vic Falls has been vaccinated. She also announced that: Level 4 lockdown measures remain in force. Cabinet also directed that the Police should adhere to the curfew times when mounting roadblocks. Cabinet considered and adopted the National Development Strategy…

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South Africa: Ramaphosa Relaxes Lockdown Restrictions

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday announced that the Cabinet had agreed to relax lockdown restrictions following a decline in the number of new coronavirus infections. In his address to the nation Sunday, he said: Cabinet this afternoon (Sunday) decided that the country should be moved from Adjusted Alert Level 4 and be placed on Adjusted Alert Level 3. This will take effect later this evening once the regulations have been gazetted. The hours of curfew will stay the same, starting at 10 pm and end at 4 am. Inter-provincial travel…

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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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Govt ‘pampers’ Mapostori

President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration has been accused of favouritism after spearheading the tarring of at least 10km of the road in Mafararikwa leading to the main shrine of the Johanne Marange apostolic sect in Manicaland. The developments followed the uproar that greeted an alleged Passover meeting by the sect that was allowed to go on despite it being in violation of measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking to The Standard, Mutare West MP Teedzayi Muchimwe, a ZANU PF and senior member of the Johane Marange sect, said he was…

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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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