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Zambia records 3,907 new COVID-19 cases out of 11,925 tests conducted

Health Zambia records 3,907 new COVID-19 cases out of 11,925 tests conducted

Zambia has in 24 hours recorded 3,907 new confirmed Covid-19 cases out of the 11,925 tests conducted, reflecting a positivity rate of 33 percent.

The cases are spread out in all the 10 provinces of the country, with Copperbelt Province posting the highest number at 909 cases while Lusaka Province has 711 cases.

According to latest Covid-19 information made available by the Zambia National Public Health, seven deaths were also recorded in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative death toll to 3,716.

The country also recorded a total of 868 recoveries from both the Covid facilities and home management, bringing the cumulative number of recoveries to 213, 580 representing a 90 percent recovery rate.

One hundred new admissions were recorded in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of admissions to 282 of which 109 are on oxygen with 15 in critical condition.

There are currently 20,805 Covid-19 cases under community management.

Seven deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the cumulative number of deaths to 3,716.

8 COMMENTS

  1. Let the numbers go up so that we get into lockdown. Vasco Dagama wanted His Excellency Edgar Chagwa Lungu to get this beloved country into lockdown. Let Dagama do it.

  2. Kaizar Zulu and Deja Vu, have you noticed how quiet the new dark government supporters are on Covid-19. They have failed. The next you hear them, they will be blaming PF.

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  3. Henry very true my brother. What is even more annoying is that it is probably hh who brought omicron to Africa with his constant irrelevant travelling

  4. UPND supporters are very much alive and not blogging too much because they are action oriented. Everything concerning Covid-19 is left to the experts to deal as they are positioned to deal with matter. We don’t want to seen as masters of all yet know nothing. How do you call a working President as Vasco Dagama yet he is doing his best to fulfil his promises. Just wait after 1st Quarter of this year you start seeing the change in h=te way the whole country will start moving.

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