Zimbabwe’s COVID-19 cases rise to 63 after 7 more test positive

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Health workers disinfect a public bus terminus in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 20, 2020. Zimbabwe on Friday reported its first confirmed case of COVID-19 after a male from Victoria Falls, who had traveled to the United Kingdom, was tested positive.

Zimbabwe announced seven new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections to 63 in the country.

This is the highest number the country has recorded in a single day since the onset of the pandemic in early March.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Health and Child Care, seven patients are Zimbabwean returnees from South Africa quarantined in Beitbridge.

A total of 25 people have recovered from the virus while the death toll remains at four.

The country has so far done 38, 352 tests for COVID-19.

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