Coronavirus hits Harare, two cases confirmed

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ZIMBABWE has reported its second and third case of novel coronavirus.

Harare City Mayor Herbert Gomba confirmed the cases saying all the council’s department’s were working around the clock to protect the public from further spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.

“Council urges you all to be cautious with your health bearing in mind that two cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Wilkins Hospital,” Gomba said.

Measures to raise additional funding to fight the disease are being put in place, HCC noted.

Residents must know we have measures to mitigate the effects of the corona pandemic, recruited 60 environmental officers on contract, made ZWL$10million ready for use, have testing kits, protective clothes and our staff to work long hours,suspected cases call Dr Chonzi 07 12860777,” he said.

The county reported its first case on Friday.

Health and Child Care minister Obadiah Moyo said the patient in the first case is a 38-year-old Victoria Falls resident who had travelled to Manchester, United Kingdom.

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