Information Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Nick Mangwana has confirmed that over 200 Zimbabweans have returned from the United States of America where millions of people have contracted the virus and thousands have died from coronavirus.
According to the Insider Mangwana gave the following statistics about returnees coming from different parts of the world:
- 221 Zimbabweans are returning home from Miami,
- 111 are coming from the United Arab Emirates,
- 21 from Kuwait,
- 39 from the Netherlands,
- 8 the United Kingdom
- 18 from Angola.
This was before officials announced that Air Namibia will bring in Zimbabweans who work on cruise ships. Meanwhile, almost two-thirds of COVID-19 cases are imported from other countries and people have urged the government to temporarily close down borders to curb COVID-19 import cases.