COVID-19 cases rise by 7

Zambia - Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya

ZAMBIA’S has recorded seven new cases of COVID-19 out of 468 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, health minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya has announced.

In a statement made to #Kalemba, Dr Chilufya disclosed that an additional nine more patients have recovered and discharged today raising number of recoveries to 101.

He said all the 41 patients in isolation facilities were in stable condition.

The country’s COVID-19 accumulative figure stands at 145, with 101 recoveries, four deaths and 41 active cases.

“The new cases include a returning Zambian from the USA and the rest are contacts to known cases, all from Lusaka. All the new cases are have been placed in isolation facilities,” said Dr Chilufya.


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