Zimbabwe has recorded seventeen (17) more coronavirus cases 13 returnees from South Africa, one (1) from Botswana and three (3) locals tested positive for the virus bringing the total number of officially known cases to 591.
The Ministry of Health and Child Care announced in a statement published on the 30th of June that one of the local cases is a contact to a known confirmed case adding that investigations are underway to establish the source of infection for the other two cases.
Eleven (11) new recoveries were reported by the following provinces: Mashonaland East (3) Mashonaland Central (2), Bulawayo (2), Matabeleland North (2), Mashonaland West (1) and Manicaland (1) bringing the total to 162.
Continued the statement:
✓ Today 310 RDT screening tests and 340 PCR diagnostic tests were done. The cumulative number of tests done to date is 67 755 (37 044 RDT and 30 711 RCN.
✓ To date the total number of confirmed cases is 591; recovered 162, active cases 422 and 7 deaths, since the onset of the outbreak on 20 March 2020.