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No new COVID-19 case in the last 24 hours

No new COVID-19 case in the last 24 hours

7 ViewsThe Minister of Health Dr Chitalu Chilufya has said two more patients have been discharged after testing negative of coronavirus, bringing the number of patients discharged so far to five, with the country entering the fourth consecutive day with no new case of COVID-19. Chilufya said 99 tests have been conducted and these involve […]

ZAMTEL scales up COVID-19 fight, launches free calling, data and messaging

66 ViewsZambia Telecommunications Company Limited (Zamtel) has announced the launch of free calling, free messages and free data usage to its customers during the period the country is faced with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. All Zamtel mobile prepaid customers will receive free five minutes On-net calling, 50 MB of data and a further […]

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TIMELY INTERVENTION: Kaindu Clinic receives ambulance donation

185 ViewsZambia’s Ambassador to Germany Anthony Mukwita has disclosed that Amatheon Agri and the German Arbetheir-Samariter Bund (ASB) donated an ambulance to Kaindu health center in Mumbwa district in Central province. In a statement released yesterday, Mukwita said the donation has come at the right time, and that it will go a long way in […]

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Zambia enters third consecutive day without a case of COVID-19 reported

474 ViewsInformation coming from the Ministry of Health is that the country has for the third consecutive day, not recorded any single positive case of covid 19 according to tests conducted in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, one more patient has recovered from the pandemic bringing the total number of those who had recovered to […]

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PRESIDENTIAL ADVICE: Zambians urged to take coronavirus precautions seriously

579 ViewsThe country’s former President Rupiah Banda has called on fellow Zambians to take the health advice and precautions being given by health experts seriously, in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). His call come few weeks after President Edgar Lungu took a swipe at fellow citizens for not respecting the advice from health […]

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COVID-19: Bad precedent set as traders charge customers to sanitise hands

351 Views Every dark cloud is said to have a silver lining, if one looks close enough, while the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought untold suffering to the human family, leading many nations into lockdown, in an unfamiliar instance that cannot be cherished, for some it has brought a business opportunity and yet others have […]

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Two coronavirus patients discharged from hospital after recovering

835 ViewsThe Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya has urged Zambians to continue adhering to the safety and health standards, as two coronavirus patients are released from hospital after recovering from the disease. The Minister said this today while giving an update to the nation regarding the pandemic. Chilufya said it is important to stop importing […]

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Stanbic donates ventilators for COVID-19 fight

550 ViewsStanbic Bank Zambia has donated three state-of-the-art ventilators worth US$31,500 (K504,000) to the Ministry of Health to assist in treating COVID-19 patients. Stanbic Bank Chief Executive Officer Leina Gabaraane says the unprecedented outbreak requires nothing less than full commitment from all stakeholders if the country was to have any chance of defeating the virus. […]

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Government launches social distancing campaign code-named Red Alert

679 ViewsThe government has launched a social distancing campaign called Red Alert, this is focused on educating citizens on the need of keeping a metre or plus apart from one another as a way to avoid the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Information and Broadcasting Services Minister Dora Siliya said it is worrying that although […]

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Zimbabwe explains the National Lockdown concept, can Zambia take a leaf?

588 Views People in neighbouring Zimbabwe will be confined to their homes for 21 days starting from 30 March until 19 April 2020, this could be subject to review depending with the prevailing conditions. Only one person per household can leave the house temporarily for the following purposes: Buying medicine, basic necessities, fuel, gas at […]

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