CORONA VIRUS WATCH

Nyaradzo donates to journalists

Victor Maphosa Herald Reporter NYARADZO Group yesterday donated personal protective equipment (ppe) to the media fraternity, a gesture aimed at protecting journalists from the scourge of Covid-19. The media, like any other fraternity has not been spared from the deadly pandemic, with the first person to be killed by the virus last year being a […] The Herald …


Cheer for children, old people’s homes

Tendai Rupapa Senior Reporter First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa, through her Angel of Hope Foundation, yesterday donated an assortment of foodstuffs, toiletries and clothes to more than 10 children and old people’s homes in Harare, as she leads from the front in efforts to ease the plight of the vulnerable in the wake of the ravaging […] The Herald …


JUST IN: State-of-the-art isolation centre opened

Conrad Mupesa Mashonaland West Bureau Mashonaland West isolation centre equipped with modern machinery was today officially opened as the province moves to arrest Covid-19 fatal cases. The centre, located at Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital, seeks to services all the districts in the province and has state-of-the-art equipment which was supplied by the Government, Chinese Embassy and […] The Herald …


Covid-19 screening at checkpoints

Mukudzei Chingwere Herald Reporter Healthcare workers will soon join the security services at roadblocks to screen those intending to pass through for Covid-19 and carry out awareness campaigns on mitigatory measures to reduce the spread of the pandemic. The move is expected to help flatten the infection curve. Health experts deployed to some security checkpoints […] The Herald …


Pandemic claims 9 more in 24hrs

Africa Moyo Deputy News Editor Zimbabwe has recorded nine new Covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours to take the total number of deaths to 22 between Sunday and yesterday from 461 positive cases recorded. Almost all the 461 cases are community transmissions, representing a stark reminder that citizens need to heed guidelines aimed at […] The Herald …


Chitungwiza water point committees receive training on Covid-19 prevention

Muchaneta Chimuka Senior Reporter CHITUNGWIZA water point committees yesterday received training on Covid-19 prevention and coping mechanisms that supposed to be implemented at various water collection points in the area to protect communities from the Covid-19 infections. The trainings were coordinated by the Community Water Alliance Organisation with the support from Chitungwiza Municipality, Deaf Zimbabwe […] The Herald …


African Sun registers increased occupancy levels

Hotelier African Sun says despite the marked decline in occupancies and business during the second quarter of the year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the company saw signs of recovery during the third quarter ended September 30, 2020. The Herald …


Covid-19 affects Homebased Care initiatives

Muchaneta  Chimuka Senior Reporter SOME members of Seke Rural Home Based Care are appealing for Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to enable them to carry out their duties without fear of getting Covid-19. Speaking to the Herald at the side lines of the Grassroots Women Resilience Building National Convention workshop in Harare on Tuesday, the home […] The Herald …


First Lady takes Covid-19 awareness to Budiriro

Tendai Rupapa Senior Reporter Covid-19 is far from over and citizens should guard against complacency and help stem the surge in deaths and infections, First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa said yesterday when visiting Budiriro in Harare. She urged people not to harbour returning residents evading quarantine centres, adding that it was not wise to certify someone […] The Herald …


Mobile refill for TB, ART patients

Muchaneta Chimuka Senior Writer PEOPLE living with HIV and those with tuberculosis can now collect their medication from mobile refill centres in Harare. The new move will ensure adherence as those on antiretroviral treatment (ART) do not miss out on their medication as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, which minimises movement. In Harare some of […] The Herald …