Two individuals at the National Blood Service Zimbabwe (NBSZ), an employee and one from a service provider have tested positive for the coronavirus.

The development was announced by NBSZ public affairs manager, Esther Massundah who said they duo tested positive following random testing of staff. In a statement released on Friday,  Massundah said:

NBSZ advises the public that as part of our routine random testing for staff, there were COVID-19 PCR tests done on employees and one service provider. There were two positives recorded; one positive from an employee and another positive from one of our service providers. The two who tested positive are self-isolating at home.

Massundah added that the affected work station has been fumigated on Friday. She also indicated that NBSZ also conducts routine disinfection services on its motor vehicles and office premises at its 5 branches as a way to curb the spread of the virus.

NBSZ also assured the public that they are doing all they can to make sure that blood donors are safe all the time during the blood donating process.

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