Zimbabwe COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to rise as the country has recorded recorded yet another COVID-19 death.
The 13th victim is a 63-year-old woman in Matabeleland Nort who tested positive for COVID-19 posthumously. according to the following statement:
Sixteen (16) cases tested positive for COVID-19 today. These include returnees from South Africa (7), Botswana (1) and 8 locai cases who are isolated.
Fourteen (14) recoveries were reported by Bulawayo Province Today we regret to report a community death of a 63-year-old female from Matabeleland North Province, this was detected during a routine post mortem and awaiting post mortem results to determine the cause of death.
Today 393 RDT screening tests and 659 PCR dagnostic tests were done. The cumulative number of tests done to date is 87 264 (51 259 RDT and 36 005 PCR)
To date the total number of confirmed cases ts 942; recovered 320. active cases 609 and 13 deaths, since the onset of the outbreak on 20 March 2020