Zambia has recorded a total of 450 new cases of COVID-19 from 2542 tests done in the last 24 hours.
Tests: 2,542. Positive Cases: 450
–Two ninety six (296) detected through hospital screening ;
–Thirty seven (37) contacts to known COVID-19 cases;
–One hundred (100) identified during routine screening;
–Eleven (11) healthcare workers;
–Two (2) alerts;
–One (1) truck driver in Mazabuka;
–One (1) point of entry at KKIA;
–Two (2) BIDs.
The Ministry of Health has announced that TWO new ‘Brought In Dead’ have tested positive of COVID-19 bringing the cumulative number of deaths to 142.
There are two ways to get tested:
1.Through the Out Patient Department (OPD) at major hospitals.
2.Through the Rapid Response teams via calls to the DMMU.
If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms or suspect that you have been exposed to the virus call 909 for assistance.