Post-Cabinet Press Briefing: Meeting 2021-28: 25 August 2021

  1. UPDATE ON ZIMBABWE’S RESPONSE TO 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 Defence and War Veterans Affairs as Chairperson of the Ad-hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on Zimbabwe’s Response.

 

As at 24 August, 2021, Zimbabwe’s cumulative COVID-19 cases stood at     123 320, with 108 660 recoveries and 4 320 deaths. The recovery rate stands at 88%, with 99% of COVID-19-positive cases being attributable to local transmission. The number of active cases stands at 10 340.

 

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