The Minister of Health and Child Care updated Cabinet on the National Preparedness and Response Progress Regarding the COVID-19 Outbreak in Zimbabwe. Cabinet noted with deep sorrow the passing on of Zororo Makamba yesterday at Wilkins Hospital and expressed deepest condolences to the family of the deceased.
Cabinet also noted with appreciation the support which is being rendered by various partners and in particular the Alibaba Foundation which, through the African Union, has made a donation of a consignment of commodities to help strengthen and intensify surveillance, laboratory testing and case management of COVID-19 in our country. The consignment is scheduled to arrive at R.G. Mugabe International Airport today and includes the following commodities: 20 000 Laboratory Diagnostic Test kits; 100 000 medical face masks and 1 000 Protective suits and face shields