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Zambia records four new COVID-19 cases

Written by on April 22, 2020

Zambia has in the last 24-hours recorded four new cases of coronavirus bringing the cumulative number of cases to 74, Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya has said.

Updating the nation on COVID-19 today, Dr Chilufya said 322tests were conducted in the last 24-hours out of which four tested positive.

According to Dr Chilufya, the fourth case among those who have tested positive is the medical doctor who attended to a COVID patient at Chilenje First Level Hospital in Lusaka.

Dr Chilufya said the new cases which have been recorded in Lusaka are of a 63-year-old man of George compound, 23-year-old of Matero Township, and the 30-year-old medical personnel from Chilenje and one from Kafue.

He said 35 recoveries have been made so far, 36 remain under hospital care and the death toll still remains at 3.


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