Post-Cabinet Press Briefing: Meeting 2021-17: 1 June 2021

Cabinet received an update on Zimbabwe’s Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak, which was presented by the Minister of Defence and War Veterans Affairs, Honourable O.C.Z. Muchinguri-Kashiri, as the Chairperson of the Ad-Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on the COVID-19 Outbreak.


Government wishes to report that as at 31 May, 2021, Zimbabwe’s cumulative COVID-19 cases stood at 38 961, with 36 594 recoveries and

1 594 deaths. The recovery rate stands at 94%, with 94% of COVID-19-positive cases being attributable to local transmission. The number of active cases stands at 771.



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