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Zambia records highest ever covid-19 deaths, new cases

Zambia records highest ever covid-19 deaths, new cases

793 ViewsZambia has registered the highest ever covid-19 deaths in the last 24 hours. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr Kennedy Malama has disclosed that in the period under review, the country recorded 53 deaths. He said in the last 24 hours, Zambia also registered 3028 new cases. Dr Malama said the month […]

Kitwe Teaching Hospital reportedly turning away patients with covid 19 symptoms

736 ViewsAt the time the Covid 19 cases are rising in the country, Kitwe Teaching Hospital is said to be turning away patients exhibing Covid 19 symptoms. This is being attributed to the scarcity of testing kits among other things. The hospital is said to be advising the patients to go and get tested at […]

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UTH mortuary full

1,203 ViewsThe main mortuary at the country’s prime referral medical institution, the University Teaching Hospitals -UTH- is full to capacity. Apparently, the management says in addition to deaths which occur at the hospital the facility has also been receiving an average of 50 brought-in-dead -BIDs- every day since the third wave of Covid 19 started […]

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Police warn, caution fired resident doctors association president Brian Sampa

734 ViewsThe police have warned and cautioned Resident Doctors Association of Zambia (RDAZ) President, Dr. Brian Chota Sampa for ‘inciting persons employed in the provision of essential services. Police Spokesperson, Esther Katongo says Sampa incited members of the association between 12th May, 2021 and 01st June, 2021 in Lusaka to go on an industrial action. […]

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Zambia registers 1, 231 news COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths in 24 hours

1,206 ViewsThe Ministry of Health has disclosed that in the last 24 hours, the country has recorded 1,231 new confirmed cases of COVID 19 out of 10,115 tests conducted. The Ministry says this gives a 12 percent positivity. Apparently, the cumulative number of confirmed cases recorded to date now stand at 101,996. The breakdown of […]

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There is need to ban smoking in public places- Ministry of Health

397 ViewsThe Ministry of Health has noted the need to enforce the laws that prohibit Tobacco smokers from infringing other people’s rights to breathe air which is free from Tobacco smoke. The Ministry’s Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Dr Kennedy Malama said individuals who smoke in the presence of other people should be reminded that […]

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Parents admit denying ‘notorious’ children food as punishment

526 ViewsThree children in Lusaka have reported their parents to a human rights organisation alleging that they are ill-treated and denied food for months. But their father, Davison Phiri, 52, said in an interview that he denies his children food because he wants to discipline them for being notorious. The children, who are aged 14, […]

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Zambia COVID-19 confirmed cases pass 100,000 mark

457 ViewsThe country has today crossed the 100,000 mark with 738 new covid-19 cases recorded in the last 24 hours, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases recorded to date to 100,278. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Dr. Kennedy Malama says whereas Zambia initially only saw a rise in the number of […]

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Zambia records 988 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths

555 ViewsThe Ministry of Health says the country has recorded 988 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths in the last 24 hours. Permanent Secretary – Technical Service in the Ministry of Health Kennedy Malama said the figure is out of 10,923 tests conducted giving 9% positivity. Meanwhile, he said the cumulative number of confirmed cases recorded […]

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3RD WAVE: Zambia records 825 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

552 ViewsZambia has in the last 24 hours recorded 825 new COVID – 19 cases out of over 10 000 tests. The figure represented an 8% positivity rate, one of the highest so far. And Zambia recorded four COVID- 19 deaths all from Lusaka with a cumulative total of 1288 deaths so far. Zambia had […]

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