7THPOST CABINET PRESS STATEMENT : 23rd March, 2021
- UPDATE BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE AD HOC INTER-MINISTERIAL TASK FORCE ON THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK
Cabinet received an update on the COVID-19 Outbreak from the Minister of Defence and War Veterans Affairs, as Chairperson of the Ad Hoc Inter-Ministerial Task Force on the COVID-19 Outbreak.
Cabinet was informed that as at 19 March 2021, Zimbabwe’s cumulative COVID-19 cases stood at 36 652, with 34 249 recoveries and 1 510 deaths. The recovery rate stands at 93,4 per cent, with 34 930 cases of COVID-19 attributable to local transmission. There are 893 active cases. Positivity continues to decline on account of national efforts to contain infection from the virus.