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Zimbabwe Measles Outbreak Report: 6 September 2022

Zimbabwe Measles Outbreak Report: 6 September 2022

Zimbabwe Measles Situation Report issued by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) on the 6th of September 2022 noted an increase in new Measles Cases compared to those recorded on the 5th. Pindula News presents the update:

107 Suspected New Cases and 6 Suspected Deaths were reported today. The deaths were reported from Masvingo (6).

• A cumulative total of 6 551 Cases, 4 633 Recoveries and 704 Deaths have been reported since the onset of the outbreak.

New cases were reported from Manicaland (47), Matabeleland North (32), Mashonaland Central (20), Masvingo (4), Mashonaland East (3) and Matabeleland South (1).

Deaths
Cases Suspected Deaths Lab Confirmed Deaths
Province Laboratory Confirmed Cases Laboratory Negative Cases Suspected Cases Total Cases Total Cases in Care Community InstitutionaI Community InstitutionaI Total Deaths
Bulawayo 1 21 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chitungwiza 5 89 58 152 0 0 1 0 0 1
Harare 12 113 44 169 18 0 0 0 0 0
Manicaland 117 387 2580 3084 1151 347 0 0 0 347
Mash Cent 32 157 125 314 0 2 0 0 0 2
Mash East 67 502 172 741 1 92 0 0 0 92
Mash West 57 306 493 856 18 139 2 0 0 141
Masvingo 42 255 114 411 0 50 0 0 0 50
Mat North 1 95 16 112 1 0 0 0 0 0
Mat South 3 39 26 68 25 11 0 0 0 11
Midlands 18 212 392 622 0 60 0 0 0 60
National 355 2176 4020 6551 1214 701 3 0 0 704

Supplementary Immunization Activity (SIA) Campaign The country is in the process of administering the Measles vaccine and Vitamin A supplement to children 6 months the 59 months as part of the strategies to contain the measles outbreak. Table 2 below shows the coverage of Measles vaccination and Vitamin A supplementation.

Target Administered Coverage %
Province (6-59 Months) Measles Vit A Measles VIT A
Bulawayo 90960 18308 9551 20.1 10.5
Chitungwiza 64987 18547 278 28.5 0.4
Harare 267305 39183 34886 14.7 13.1
Manicaland 283200 105007 22735 37.1 8.0
Mashonaland Central 221516 95359 62115 43.0 28.0
Mashonaland East 286291 128062 121726 44.7 42.5
Mashonaland West 275386 120221 93817 43.7 34.1
Matabeleland North 127900 49499 29765 38.7 23.3
Matabeleland South 115202 9920 8829 8.6 7.7
Masvingo 271905 86322 70048 31.7 25.8
Midlands 288337 31740 23772 11.0 8.2
National 2292989 702168 477522 30.6 20.8

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7 Comments

Zuze 4 weeks ago

How can there be "6 suspected deaths"? Please be serious


pk 4 weeks ago

please kana muchigara nevazukuru, kana vabatwa negwirikwiti udzai vabereki nekukurumidza kuitira kuti vatsanye bonde.


@pk 4 weeks ago

vanhu ngavaende ku hospital nevana zve bonde zvapinda papi ipapa nxaaaa

@pk 4 weeks ago

u are crazy dude.

Nerd 4 weeks ago

Kutsanya bonde ndiko kunodii manje. Mwana anofira mahara.
We have hospitals, go to one.

Cmo 4 weeks ago

Ana baba tsanyai pabonde pliz musauraya vana muchnyepera Gwirikwiti


qqqqq 4 weeks ago

Mushonga wegwirikwiti kuchengeta mitemo yacho kunyanya bonde msaita chero murkure navo uye ngawagare mumba wasngashanyirwe nevanhu wakawanda ngwasasanfane nevamwe vana payard



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