Corona Virus

Corona Virus

The UK government through the Department for International Development (DFID) is working to rapidly reorganise and scale-up aid programmes on the COVID19 response in Zimbabwe by supporting partners ...

FARM workers have expressed fear of contracting the deadly coronavirus as they were working without protective clothing, while also not observing social distancing. Do you have a coronavirus ...

STATE security agents deployed to enforce the 21-day national lockdown to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus have been accused of terrorising residents in several towns and ...

UNITED States of America (USA), through the US President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR), will use at least US$150 000 to help fight COVID-19 in Zimbabwe, specifically ...
Lift lockdown in phases

Zimbabwe has recorded its second COVID-19 death, with a 79-year-old Bulawayo man succumbing to the disease on Saturday, in yet another illustration of the country’s preparedness in dealing with the virus. ...

A traditional healer has joined the COVID-19 fight as the number of confirmed cases has risen to 10 in Zimbabwe. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can ...

THE Zimbabwe Professional Nurses Union (ZPNU) has clinched a deal with a Chinese-based organisation for the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) to 3 000 healthcare workers in ...

The novel coronavirus pandemic is still relatively uncharted territory in terms of understanding how the disease works and how it should be handled. Do you have a coronavirus ...

A local borehole drilling company, Skylake Borehole Drilling has donated two boreholes to Wilkins Hospital to bolster the country’s resources of the health sector amid coronavirus pandemic. Do ...

Econet’s Strive Masiyiwa has donated 45 full Intensive Care Unit (ICU) ventilator suites to be distributed to Zimbabwe’s public hospitals. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can ...

EE suspects telephone mast engulfed by fire in Birmingham was an arson attack as celebrities claim Covid-19 caused by 5G technology Telecoms engineers are facing verbal and physical ...

Norton independent legislator Temba Mliswa has set up a coronavirus isolation centre in his constituency to fight the deadly pandemic that has claimed over 40 000 lives globally. ...

China has concealed the extent of the coronavirus outbreak in its country, under-reporting both total cases and deaths it’s suffered from the disease, the U.S. intelligence community concluded ...

BUSINESSMAN Strive Masiyiwa has suggested that military-style field hospitals must be established in empty buildings where there is sufficient water in Africa in order to effectively combat the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

A humanitarian organisation, GOAL Zimbabwe has partnered with the government to disseminate information on the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to fight the spread of the virus, which has killed scores of thousands of people globally. ...

STUDENT nurses at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo have appealed to be temporarily relieved of their duties of offering healthcare services until the institution has provided personal protective ...

FOLLOWING President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s decision to proclaim a lockdown over COVID-19 for 21 days to minimise the spread of the virulent disease in the country after the death ...

Nyaradzo Group has established two clinics in Harare and Ruwa that will be screening and testing for the deadly virus, COVID-19. Do you have a coronavirus story? You ...

While the world is still looking for a cure for the coronavirus, a proven and effective method of stopping the spread of disease is by practicing ‘social distancing’.‬ ...

Leaders around the world have passed emergency decrees and legislation expanding their reach during the pandemic. Will they ever relinquish them? Last Friday, the Zimbabwe government published new ...

THE Zimbabwe Diamond and Allied Minerals Workers Union (Zdamwu) has called upon the Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe (CoMZ) and all mine workers to immediately stop going to ...

THE pressures of motherhood following a splashy wedding to her United Kingdom-based husband Ricky Mayer and the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic have indefinitely locked out Jennifer Maneni-Mayer’s new ...

AWARD-WINNING gospel musician Janet Manyowa has disclosed that the outbreak of the virulent coronavirus (COVID-19), which has led the country into partial lockdown, has forced her to cancel ...

WITH piracy having become a part of life in the fast lane of music, a lot of Zimbabwean musicians have been forced to live off earnings from live ...

Businessman Strive Masiyiwa has urged stricter testing and tracing of people for COVID-19 in African countries.  ...

THE Zimbabwe Association for Doctors for Human Rights has raised concern over the country’s capacity to test individuals of the novel coronavirus, amid indications that of the more than 16 000 people who returned from different countries, only 200 have been tested for the virus. ...

THE National Social Security Authority (NSSA) owned hotel in Beitbridge, Matabeleland South has been turned into a coronavirus isolation centre to help combat an outbreak and spread of the deadly pandemic. ...

ZIMBABWEANS yesterday endured their first day of the national lockdown in the wake of the deadly coronavirus without potable water in most cities and towns, while others were ...

Businessman Strive Masiyiwa has urged African governments to prioritise healthcare workers, particularly now in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, where medical practitioners are in the front line. ...

The confirmed number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases worldwide crossed the half a million mark last week and still going. The world’s biggest cities and towns are on lockdown; ...