Coronavirus

Zimbabwe records 60 deaths

Mirriam Madiye Features Writer With the country battling the Covid -19 pandemic, there is spike in infection and mortality rates. As at July 28, the country recorded 60 deaths bringing the total of Covid- 19 deaths to 3 340 since the start of the pandemic early last year to date. According to the Ministry of […] The Herald …


Let’s continue wearing face masks

Muchaneta Chimuka Senior Reporter Some Zimbabweans are shunning wearing face masks which are highly recommended as one of the non- pharmaceutical Covid-19 prevention measures. Others are also not practising social distancing in public spaces, the complacency is worrying. A survey by The Herald over the past two weeks proved that many people in both urban […] The Herald …


Zim records 3 more Covid -19’s deaths

Mirriam Madiye Features writer Zimbabwe recorded three new Covid -19 deaths as at May 13. According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC), the country recorded 38 491 confirmed cases, 1 582 deaths and 36 286 recoveries as at May 13. The 3 deaths are from Harare, Mashonaland East and Midlands provinces respectively. […] The Herald …


Zim’s recovery cases up

Mirriam Madiye Features Writer The number of people who have recovered from Covid-19 in Zimbabwe has risen to 36 277. According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC), the country has so far recorded 38 466 confirmed Covid-19 cases, including 36 277 recoveries and 1 579 deaths as at May 12. Harare province […] The Herald …


Zim reports five more Covid deaths

Boitumelo Makhurane BULAWAYO BUREAU THE country has reported five more Covid-19 related deaths and 62 new cases on Tuesday bringing the total number of cases to 38 164. The vaccination programme is continuing countrywide with 433 939 people having been vaccinated against Covid-19 as of Tuesday.   A total of 370 676 people received the first […] The Herald …


More than 288 000 people vaccinated

Michelle Nyanzira Bulawayo Bureau MORE than 288 000 people have been vaccinated against Covid-19 from different healthcare centres countrywide. This comes as Zimbabwe recorded one death and 16 Covid-19 cases on Monday. The death was reported in Matabeleland South province. All of the 16 cases are local transmissions and Bulawayo and Harare recorded the highest […] The Herald …


Covid-19 vaccination centres now available in Chitungwiza

Muchaneta Chimuka Senior Writer CHITUNGWIZA Municipality’s City Health Department is now providing Covid -19 vaccinations for frontline workers and vulnerable residents. The vulnerable groups including those with chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, heart, lung and liver conditions are among other people getting first priority as roll out continues. All front line workers such as […] The Herald …



Where to get your Covid-189 jab in Harare

Muchaneta Chimuka  Senior Reporter Do you want to get your first Covid-19 vaccination jab? Are you a resident of Harare and over the age of 18? Do you have a chronic health condition? If your answer is yes, then read below. The City of Harare recently decentralised Covid-19 vaccination sites meaning residents wishing to get […] The Herald …


Third wave threat: Nightclubs main culprits in risky behaviour

Nqobile Tshili Bulawayo Bureau RISKY behaviour observed during the Easter holiday could invite a third wave of Covid-19 infections in the country due to non-compliance to prevention measures, especially by nightclub proprietors and patrons. During the holiday, Chronicle observed that there was rampant violation of Covid-19 prevention measures with some members of the public converging […] The Herald …