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Covid-19 Updates

China donates 100,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Zambia

China has donated 100,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine to Zambia that will benefit 50, 000 people. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary for Technical Services Kennedy Malama disclosed the development when he gave an update on Zambia’s Covid-19 situation today. Dr....

Covid-19 Update: Over 100 test positive

The Ministry Health is concerned with the continued laxity in adherence to the Covid-19 public health guidelines by many citizens. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Technical Services Kennedy Malama says the levels of adherence in public spaces is saddening and...

Rise in increased positive COVID-19 cases worrying

Government says it is concerned with the number of people testing positive at various points of COVID-19 surveillance platforms. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Kennedy Malama says data reaching the ministry shows a 2.6 percent rise of COVID – 19...

Zambia records 124 COVID-19 cases In the last 24 hrs

Zambia in the last 24 hours detected 124 new cases of coronavirus from 8,446 tests conducted countrywide. Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Kennedy Malama said the surge in new coronavirus infections has taken the cumulative total of confirmed COVID- 19...

Indian COVID-19 variant detected in Zambia

Zambia has detected one case of the Indian variant of COVID-19 in a 42-year-old man. Health Permanent Secretary Kennedy Malama says the individual recently travelled to India and has since been isolated. Dr. Malama says the male individual is being monitored...

Over 90 000 receive Covid-19 Jab

The number of persons that have been vaccinated against  with the first jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine has now reached 90-thousand 9-hundred and 16. In the last 24 hours, 5-thousand and 58 people have received the vaccine. Health Minister Jonas Chanda...

Govt to consider Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

Government will consider adding Chine’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine to its basket of vaccines to ensure adequate doses for the eligible population in Zambia. This follows World Health Organisation (WHO) approval of the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine and added it to the...

Over 43 000 Zambians gets the Covid-19 jab

The Ministry of Health has so far vaccinated 43-thousand 1-hundred and 47 people against Covid-19 since the launch of the national program 18 days ago. Health Minister Jonas Chanda is happy that a lot of Zambians have continued coming forth...

Minister Chanda: Surge in Covid-19 hospitalisations worrying

Minister of Health Jonas Chanda says despite a reduction in the number of new COVID- 19 cases, Zambia has continued to observe a stagnation in the number of cases requiring hospitalisation, with a slight increases in admissions and critical...

Govt sets up 179 COVID-19 vaccination sites countrywide

The government has set up 179 vaccination sites across the country for people to access the AstraZeneca vaccine for the Covid-19 pandemic. Minister of Health Jonas Chanda disclosed that all ten provinces have vaccination sites which have also been rolled...
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