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Coronavirus - Zimbabwe: COVID-19 update, 16 May 2020

Coronavirus - Zimbabwe: COVID-19 update, 16 May 2020

Highlights of the Situation Report

  • Two (2) cases tested positive for COVID-19 today. The two cases are both female returning citizens from the United Kingdom who arrived on the 4th of May 2020 and are residents of Harare.
  • Two (2) positive cases reported in yesterday's update under Mashonaland West Province are actually residents of Manicaland and Harare and have been reported in today‚Äôs update as such.
  • Today 48 RDT screening tests and 504 PCR confirmatory tests were done. The cumulative number of tests done to date is 27 059 (14 784 RDTs and 12 275 PCR/GeneXpert)
  • To date the total number of confirmed cases is 44; recovered 17, active cases 23 and 4 deaths, since the onset of the outbreak on 20 March 2020.


Number of tests Done today

Number of Confirmed Cases

Number

Recovered

Number of active cases

Deceased

Province

RDT

PCR/GeneXpert

New

Cum

new

cum

Cum.

New

Bulawayo

188

0

12

4

4

7

1

0

Harare

41

312

2

20

0

8

10

2

0

Manicaland

7

-

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Mash Cent.

-

-

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Mash East

-

0

0

6

0

4

2

0

0

Mash West

-

-

0

5

0

0

4

1

0

Midlands

-

4

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Masvingo

-

-

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Mat North

-

-

0

1

0

1

0

0

0

Mat South

-

-

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

48

504

2

44

4

17

23

4

0

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe.Ministry of Health and Child Care, Zimbabwe
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