The Ministry of Health and Child Care has announced 85 new coronavirus cases and 2 deaths in the past 24 hours.
In its daily COVID-19 update for 16 Augusts 2020, the Ministry of Health said of the 85 new cases, 81 are local cases while four are returnees from South Africa.
Of the two deaths, one is from Bulawayo Province and the other from Manicaland Province.
The number of active cases goes up to 3 037. 45 new recoveries were also recorded.
The cumulative number of confirmed cases now stands at 5 261, recoveries are now 2 092, and 132 deaths have been recorded so far.