Post-Cabinet Press Briefing: Meeting 2021-37: 26 OCTOBER 2021

  1. PROGRESS REPORT ON THE COUNTRY’S RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, PROCUREMENT AND ROLLOUT OF VACCINES.

 

Cabinet received an update on the country ‘s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, procurement and roll-out of vaccines which was presented by the Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Honourable, Dr. C.G.D.N. Chiwenga, as Chairman of the Ministers’ National Committee.

 

The nation is advised that, as at 25 October 2021, the country’s cumulative COVID-19 cases stood at 132 688 with 127 433 recoveries and 4673 deaths. The recovery rate was 96% with 582 active cases reported. A total of 303 cases were reported as compared to the 572 the previous week showing a 47% decrease in the number of cases. This is an indication that the national response efforts continue to bear positive results in containing the pandemic.

 

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