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Five health workers test positive for COVID-19

Written by on April 21, 2020

Five health workers at Levy Mwanawasa Teaching Hospital have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the number of health workers infected with the virus to eight, Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya has announced.

Updating the nation on COVID-19 today, Dr. Chilufya said the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in the country has risen from sixty-five to seventy.

Dr. Chilufya said 32 cases remain active, 29 in Lusaka and 2 on the Copperbelt Province.

And Dr. Chilufya said health workers are conducting investigations on a 58-year-old asthmatic man of Choma who died this morning at the University Teaching Hospital. 

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