Harare (New Ziana) – Zimbabwe on Wednesday recorded 25 new positive cases of Covid-19, pushing the country’s cumulative tally of confirmed cases to 1 089, the Ministry of Health and Child Care has said.
In a daily update, the Ministry of Health said 21 of the latest infections were a result of local transmission of Covid-19.
“Twenty-five (25) cases tested positive for Covid-19 today. These include returnees from South Africa (3) and 22 local cases who are isolated.
“One of the local cases is a contact of a known confirmed case. Investigations are underway to establish the source of infection for the remaining 21,” said the Ministry.
It added: “Since the onset of the Covid-19 outbreak on 20 March 2020, the total number of confirmed cases is 1089; recovered 395, active cases 674 and 20 deaths.”
Zimbabwe has so far conducted 95 860 tests for Covid-19.
Government has announced plans to re-tighten lockdown regulations in light of the continued spike in infections.
Zimbabwe is currently under level 2 of the Covid-19 lockdown meant to reduce the spread of the disease.