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Covid-19 Updates

Another batch of Johnson and Johnson vaccine on the way

Zambia will tomorrow receive another batch of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine from the United States of America. Speaking during the Covid-19 update in Lusaka today, Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Technical Services KENNEDY MALAMA disclosed that the country will...

Batch of Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine arrive

One hundred fifty-one thousand two hundred doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine have arrived in the country. Health Permanent Secretary Technical Services KENNEDY MALAMA who received the vaccines at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport said guidance on distribution and...

Over 150K Johnsons and Johnsons Vaccines Arriving Tomorrow

One hundred fifty-one thousand two hundred doses of the Johnsons and Johnsons vaccines are expected in the country on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Health Permanent Secretary Technical Services Kennedy Malama says the vaccines are from the United States of America...

Zambia Receives the 228 000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The Ministry of Health has begun winding down on the administration of dose one of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine starting with Lusaka, in order to allow citizens that are due for the second dose to have access and achieve...

Covid-19 claims 421 lives in last week

Zambia has in the past one week lost 421 lives to the deadly Covid-19 pandemic. In a statement issued to the press today, Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Dr Kennedy Malama however said last two days have...

COVID-19: 2 816 new cases, 52 deaths recorded

Zambia in the last 24 hours recorded 2,816 new confirmed COVID-19 cases out of 10,918 tests conducted bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases recorded to date to 146,031, Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Kennedy Malama...

Copperbelt University closes amid rising COVID-19 cases

The Copperbelt University has ordered students at the main campus to vacate the university premises effective today due to rising cases of COVID-19. This is according to a notice to students from the CBU office of the Registrar. "This serves to...

COVID-19: 69 die, 1 093 new cases recorded

The death toll due to covid-19 has risen to 2-thousand and ninety-one since the outbreak of the pandemic in Zambia with 69 recorded in the last 24 hours. Sixty-nine is the highest figure recorded in a day. Health Permanent Secretary Kennedy Malama...

Covid-19: 55 die in the past 24 hrs

Government has bemoaned the continued flouting of health measures by bars at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. And in the last 24 hours, 55 people have died of COVID-19 across the country. Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Dr...

2 young frontlines doctors die of Covid within a week

As Zambia experiences a surge of covid-19 cases, frontline health workers are literally risking their lives for their patients. Doctors, nurses, and support staff have courageously taken on enormous risk during the pandemic. Within a week 2 interns working at...
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