Post-Cabinet Press Briefing: Meeting 2023-04: 7th March 2023

  1. ZIMBABWE’S RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, AND REPORT ON THE PROCUREMENT AND ROLL-OUT OF VACCINES

 

Cabinet received an update on the Country‘s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and a Report on the Procurement and Roll-Out of Vaccines, as presented by the Chairman of the Ministers’ Committee on the National COVID-19 Response, Honourable Vice President and Minister of Health and Care,  Gen (Retd.) Dr. C.G.D.N. Chiwenga.

 

The nation is being informed that 3 deaths were recorded during the week under review, compared to the 6 recorded the previous week. Similarly, the number of new cases recorded also decreased compared to the number reported last week. However, during the week under review, there were 21 new admissions, compared to the 19 recorded the previous week with 5 being in intensive care unit. The COVID-19 trajectory remains under control though the nation is urged to exercise caution at all times.

 

 

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