Zambia records 54 new cases of COVID-19, Lungu to reconsider re-opening of bars

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Cases of coronavirus in the country have risen to 920 cumulatively, President Edgar Lungu announced when he addressed the nation this afternoon.

The President advised Zambians to avoid unnecessary movements and keep warm as the country gets into the cold season.

There are 54 new cases recorded with 34 recoveries, bringing the total recorded cases to 920 and total active cases at 577 with 0 new deaths recorded following a total of 579 tests done in the last 24 hours.

Stay home and stay safe! Of the 54 new cases, 25 are from Nakonde, 19 from Lusaka, 7 from Kabwe and 3 from Mansa.

Meanwhile, President Lungu has said that he has not forgotten about the bars and nightclubs.

He however, revealed that they will remain closed for now until consultations on how they can operate are concluded with the Ministry of Health.

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