Zambia records 3 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hrs

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Health Minister Jonas Chanda
Health Minister Jonas Chanda

Minister of Health Jonas Chanda has warned the public not to relent in the fight against Covid-19 even when cases are reducing.

Dr. Chanda said the Covid-19 disease will continue for some time as evidenced by the number of countries worldwide experiencing third and fourth waves of the pandemic.

He said there was also need for pandemic resource mobilization to ensure the management of the outbreak and routine health service delivery.

Dr. Chanda has meanwhile commended all cooperating partners who have been supportive in supplementing government’s resources for health management.

And the minister has disclosed that the Zambia recorded 170 new cases of Covid-19 out of 5,051 tests conducted, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases recorded to date to 86,059.

He stated that Lusaka province was leading in new cases after recording 44, 38 in Eastern, 25 in Copperbelt, 19 in North Western, 15 in Southern, two in Central, two in Muchinga, Northern and Western provinces had one case each.

He added that three new deaths were reported, bringing the cumulative number of Covid-19 related deaths recorded to date to 1,178.

Dr. Chanda classified the deaths as 648 Covid-19 deaths and 530 Covid-19 associated deaths.

He explained that a combined 187 discharges were recorded from both the Covid-19 isolation facilities and home management, bringing the cumulative number of recoveries to 82,714.

“We currently have 2,167 active cases of which 2,041 are under community management and 126 are admitted to our Covid-19 facilities. Among those admitted, 98 are on oxygen therapy and 23 are in critical condition,” he said.

4 COMMENTS

  1. Covid is well and truly still alive. Look at your friends in Europe who are going back into lockdown because they are failing terribly. Let us learn from the failed europe and show them how it is done. If I personally find you breaking covid rules I will squeeze your neck then proceed to punch your mouth and arrest you

  2. Covid is well and truly still alive. Look at your friends there abroad who are going back into lockdown because they are failing terribly. Let us learn from the failed developed world and show them how it is done. If I personally find you breaking covid rules I will squeeze your neck then proceed to punch your mouth and arrest you

  3. SOME IDI0T ON HERE KEEPS COMPARING ZAMBIA TO UK AND USA
    THEY HAVE POPULATIONS WELL IN EXCESS OF 100+ MILLION
    WHERE HERE WE HAVE A TENTH OF THAT ….
    HOW CAN YOU COMPARE A DICTARORIAL JUNK STATUS COUNTRY TO A FIRST DEVELOPED WORLD COUNTRY
    HOW STUPID IS STUP1D

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