According to the daily news, authorities have put 94 people who travelled from countries affected by the coronavirus to Zimbabwe on a monitoring program. According to the same publication, so far none of the people on the 21-day monitoring program is exuding any worrying signs.
This was revealed by epidemiology and disease control director, Portia Manangazira, who spoke to the publication and said:
We are following up on those people by checking … symptoms daily. However, none of those monitored are showing any worrying signs at the moment.
Speaking about the govt’s preparedness to deal with Coronavirus, the Health Minister, Obadiah Moyo said:
There is a drug called Kaletra which has been found to be effective, although it’s not a permanent treatment.
For now, the quantities of the medicines that we have are adequate for the task. We are ready … it’s just now an issue of monitoring at our ports of entry,
Coronavirus has up to date killed 132 people in China and over 4500 people have been affected worldwide.
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