1.0 UPDATE ON THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK
Cabinet received an update on the country’s response to the COVID-19 Outbreak, which was presented by the Minister of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage, as Acting Chairperson of the Ad Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on the COVIDd-19 Outbreak
Cabinet was informed that as at 6 April 2021, Zimbabwe’s cumulative COVID-19 cases stood at 36 966, with 34 781 recoveries and 1 531 deaths. The recovery rate is 94%, with 35 240 of the COVID-19 cases attributable to local transmission. There are 654 active cases. Positivity continues to decline in response to national efforts to contain infection from the virus.