Three pupils at Thornhill High School in Gweru have tested positive for COVID-19 and all are asymptomatic.
Pupils and teachers are waiting for their results while contact tracing is currently underway.
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Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education communication and advocacy director, Taungana Ndoro confirmed the COVID-19 outbreak at the school. He said:
Yes, I can confirm that Thornhill high school in Gweru has been hit by cases of COVID-19. Three pupils tested positive. They are all asymptomatic and contact tracing is ongoing.
Thornhill High School headmaster Solomon Mukora said they are not going to close the school and send all children home.
Mukora said all pupils will be monitored while they continue learning and those who are sick will be treated attending lessons.
Meanwhile, on Saturday, 1 May 2021, the country recorded the lowest number of daily cases (3) in 2021 despite conducting 1 846 tests.