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Coronavirus – Zimbabwe: COVID-19 update, 29th June 2020

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HARARE, Zimbabwe, June 29, 2020/ — Highlights of the situation report

  • Seven (7) cases tested positive for COVID-19. These include returnees from South Africa (2), Botswana (1) and 4 local cases who are isolated.
  • Three (3) of the local cases are contacts to a known confirmed case, investigations are underway to establish the source of infection for the other case.
  • Bulawayo Province reported 10 new recoveries.
  • We regret to report one facility death of a male aged 49 from Bulawayo Province, who tested positive with a history of travel from South Africa and had co-morbidities.
  • 121 RDT screening tests and 272 PCR diagnostic tests were done. The cumulative number of tests done to date is 67105 (36734 RDT and 30371 PCR).
  • To date the total number of confirmed cases is 574; recovered 152, active cases 415 and 7 deaths, since the onset of the outbreak on 20 March 2020.
Number of tests doneNumber of Confirmed CasesNumber

Number of


Mash Cent.2201002800
Mash East1500490173200
Mash West025037013501
Mat North176016061000
Mat South000540223200

If you are quarantined, it is important that you stay at the place of quarantine and avoid contact with other people. Practise all recommended preventative measures to avoid being infected even during the quarantine.

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