Covid 19 Updates

President Chamisa’s statement on COVID19

  What Government must do Fellow citizens, I come to you under very difficult circumstances in our country and indeed in the whole world. Let us begin by observing a minute of silence for all the COVID-19 victims in Zimbabwe and across the nations of the world. Thank you. We are in difficult times and a deep crisis. This is a crisis like no other, and there is substantial uncertainty about its impact on people’s lives and livelihoods. In the days ahead, a lot depends on the epidemiology of the virus, the effectiveness of containment measures, and the development of…

COVID-19 preparedness & response plan implementation

  Introducion: The COVID-19 pandemic was first reported in Wuhan, China, on 31st December 2019, and was declared a public health emergency of international concern on January 30th, 2020. The disease has since spread widely to over 180 countries. Zimbabwe has had over 2 months to prepare for this outbreak since it was declared a public health emergency of international concern. The purpose of this review is to assess the preparedness and response of the nation ten weeks later, and to advise government on what can be done better to avert a catastrophe in Zimbabwe.   Preparedness and response plan:…

Sakunda and the COVID-19 facility of shame

  The news that in the wake of this pandemic that has affected everyone, Sakunda Holdings has created an exclusive COVID-19 facility only for the elite and well-heeled in Mt Pleasant is an indictment on Mr Mnangagwa, Kuda Tagwirei, Obadiah Moyo and the entire government. It is grossly unacceptable that the politically connected could have an exclusive facility while everyone else remains exposed to the under-funded and under-supported national facilities. These are trying times for everyone and we must all have access to the same facilities without discrimination. This exclusive Mt Pleasant facility is a potential source of instability because…

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What do the terms mean?

Confirmed: The number of confirmed (recorded) cases.

Active: The number of confirmed cases that are still infected (Active = Confirmed – Deaths – Recovered).

Deaths: The number of confirmed cases that have died.

Recovered: The number of confirmed cases that have recovered.


What do the columns in the table mean?

24h: The amount of new data in last 24 hours.

Tests: Coronavirus Testing.

% : Percentage of Deaths or Recovered or Active in Confirmed Cases.

: If there is no such data or 0, returns the empty string.


Data Sources

WHO, CDC, ECDC, NHC, JHU CSSE, DXY & QQ.