Corona Virus

Corona Virus

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa is leaving it till late to announce the next steps following the expiry of the 21-day lockdown to combat the spread of the new coronavirus. ...

PUBLIC officials and health experts say President Emmerson Mnangagwa is likely to extend the lockdown after a surge in new coronavirus cases in the country, but urged him ...

Days after the Zimbabwean embassy in Botswana reached out to Zimbabweans in that country wishing to return home, the Zimbabwean mission in Namibia has done the same. ...

NOBODY likes being locked up. Being under lockdown is less stressful, but it is not too distant a cousin of incarceration. Yet the whole world is practically locked ...

THE recent case in which five people in Bulawayo tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) must be a wake-up call for the nation, and the government in particular, that ...

NORTON legislator Temba Mliswa (independent) has written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Jacob Mudenda requesting that all MPs in the 210 constituencies be allocated an emergency ...

The flamboyant governor of Kenya’s capital Nairobi has distributed bottles of cognac to the poor, saying it protects against the new coronavirus, though the drink maker and national government chided him for propagating a myth. ...

The Movement for Democratic Change-Alliance (MDC-A) has accused the government of not consulting widely on the current lockdown with reports that the vulnerable communities are starving in their ...

GOVERNMENT should disclose all the donations for COVID-19 from the local and international community. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can email us on: news@alphamedia.co.zw ...

The United States leadership in the global battle against COVID-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new US technical and material assistance arrives in ...

LEGISLATORS from across the political divide have begun mobilising funds from their salaries to donate towards COVID-19 mitigation measures and the vulnerable groups that are affected by the ...

THERE is panic among nurses at United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) after a man died of suspected COVID-19 at the health institution on Saturday morning. Do you have a ...

While the COVID-19-induced delay to the start of the Premier Soccer League as well as breaks in most leagues throughout the globe have come as an inconvenience for ...

THIS year’s edition of the late Vice-President Joshua Nkomo memorial lecture will be held at the Chinhoyi University of Technology on a date yet to be advised as ...

THE Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed Rainbow Tourism Group (RTG) says closure of its hotels this month to contain the spread of coronavirus will reduce its annual revenue generation by ...

A third victim has succumbed to COVID-19 barely 24 hours after another victim died on Tuesday. Do you have a coronavirus story? You can email us on: news@alphamedia.co.zw ...

It is day two of the 21-day lockdown, around 5am and it is supposed to be quiet, with everyone at home, observing the lockdown.  Do you have a ...

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 ...