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Zimbabwe: Number Of COVID-19 Hospital Admissions Escalates

Zimbabwe: Number Of COVID-19 Hospital Admissions Escalates

Zimbabwe in the recent past recorded a surge in the number of COVID-19 admissions due to relaxed preventive measures.

During a post-Cabinet media briefing, Information and Publicity Minister, Monica Mutsvangwa, also stated that although there were reported COVID-19 cases in schools, they were not severe. Said the Senator:

During the week under review, the number of people in need of hospitalisation for Covid-19 increased and the bed occupancy rate increased from 2% last week to 3,2% this week.

A total of 81 new admissions were recorded during the week compared to 51 which occurred last week. No patient was admitted to the intensive care unit.

Latest developments:

There has been huge complacency in Zimbabwe as the Southern African country has been recording no death cases in the recent past.

With over four million people already vaccinated with at least one jab, some believe that the country has already achieved herd immunity.

Authorities are, however, urging citizens to take the booster jab to increase the chances of fighting the virus.

World Perspective:

On Monday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) urged countries not to declare victory over the coronavirus even though COVID-19 deaths had significantly dropped globally.

WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said it was too early for countries to declare victory as some countries still had high hospitalisation rates, adding that people should not be complacent.

Ghebreyesus said the threat of new and more dangerous variants remains very real due to transmissions.

He added that people should continue to protect themselves.

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9 Comments

Dispenser 3 months ago

Its very disappointing that the no" of criminal ,political and corruption have risen to abnormal levels but ey don't talk about it ey are seeing covid where we are staying ,but we don't see it ,what a shame


Dispenser 3 months ago

Covid, is just ordinary flue like any other flue in e wld ,e only rising pandemic is CCC ,have you heard it has rocked Zimbabwe like no hell is upon e world ,failing to sleep madhala ,afraid of our crusades .They are smelling their exit ,we don't mind we want true,honest ,vibrant ledears where apon we champion our future .


Muchama 3 months ago

Kkkkkkkkkkkk pressure zero komunomhanyeyi masits aya hasi enyu here


Murozvi 3 months ago

The figures will be cooked to go up as we go towards elections. They are trying to find a way of stopping by elections


Mephistophles 3 months ago

Whore nhai! Kuda kudzvanyirira CCC muchihwanda neCOVID 19. Inga ndimi munoita maRally neGarwe renyu pasina social distancing muchiunza vanhu nemaZUPCO vakapakirana. Makukwataka? 077


Terminator 😎 3 months ago

Patinosvika next week vanhu vanenge Vava 800 000 vane covid election week 3million calling for a u know ,,,,,,,🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃🏃ndichabuda hangu ndozodzoka mapedza kutsvetana pazvigaro


putin 3 months ago

Civid kudii indava muchishaya zvekutaura


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Herd Immunity 3 months ago

Haiwawo Covid is now history. It is a fading pandemic.


trebelkne 3 months ago

zvatotanga soo🤣



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