COVID 19 CASES STILL GOING UP….MAKING ZAMBIA ONE OF THE TOP 10

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COVID 19 CASES STILL GOING UP….MAKING ZAMBIA ONE OF THE TOP 1

CORONAVIRUS cases in Zambia keep increasing and the country has become one of the top 10 countries in Africa with the highest number of daily new cases reported in the last few days.

In a statement issued today by the Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary in charge of technical services Kennedy Malama says this evolution calls for concerted efforts of all the players.

“The super spreader events continue to be a high source of concern to the COVID-19 multi-sectoral response,’’ Dr Malama says.

In the last 24 hours, Zambia has recorded 483 new confirmed cases out of 6, 392 tests conducted bringing the cumulative number of confirmed Coronavirus cases to 94, 430.

No deaths have been recorded in the last 24 hours and among those presently in admission are 60 on oxygen therapy and 11 are in critical condition.

Dr Malama has since called on everyone to observe the five golden rules to avoid the further spared of the disease.

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