Second coronavirus suspect in Zimbabwe


Zimbabwe government has isolated another suspected case of Coronavirus who presented herself first at a general practitioner before being referred to Wilkins Infectious Disease Hospital.

Health workers are currently running all necessary tests on this latest case amid revelations that South Africa has confirmed a third case of the disease also known as Covid-19.

Health and Child Care Minister, Obadiah Moyo, confirmed that an individual was taken for isolation at Wilkins but could not provide further details saying health workers were still running the necessary tests.


“Yes, I can confirm that there has been another case taken in at Wilkins, but we still do not have results pertaining to her status.

“We will announce the results to everyone, once we get them,” Moyo said.

This becomes the forth suspected case that Zimbabwe has so far sent for isolation for definitive Covid-19 tests.


The other three cases including, one of a Mutare woman who died before arrival at Wilkins tested negative.

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