SAD NEWS: Zambia records six new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours

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Cases of coronavirus in the country are rising, Zambia has registered six new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

Minister of Health Dr Chitalu Chilufya has revealed that out of 80 tests done, six turned out to be positive.

The new cases consisted of three truck drivers who were quarantined at UNZA and one is a medical practitioner from Matero.

Others, making the reminder are from Emmasdale and Chelston.

The Minister said the cumulative total number of cases for Zambia now stands at 95, with 50 active cases within isolation facilities – 45 in Lusaka, four on the Copperbelt and one in Kabwe.

“All patients are stable. We are re-testing those that have been in quarantine and will announce discharges in the next few days,” Dr. Chilufya said.

Dr Chilufya urged the citizens to cooperate with health officials, maintain and observe health advice from medical experts.


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