Post-Cabinet Press Briefing: Meeting 2023-05: 14th March 2023

1.0 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 1 death was recorded during the week under review, compared to the 3 recorded the previous week. The number of new cases continued to decrease. However, during the week under review, there were 26 new admissions, compared to the 21 recorded the previous week, with 3 being in intensive care unit. As at 11 March 2023, the country’s cumulative cases since the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020 had reached 264 385, with 258 313 recoveries and 5 672 cumulative deaths. The recovery rate was 98%, with 370 active cases having been reported.

 

 

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