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Zambia has 5 covid-19 patients

ZAMBIA has seen a significant downward trend in Covid-19 infections with only five patients admitted throughout the country.
Health Minister Dr Chitalu Chilufya said three of the five patients are admitted to Levy Mwanawasa Covid-19 Centre and two are in North-Western Province.
Dr Chilufya, speaking during the routine updates in Lusaka yesterday attributed the reduction to low level infections at community level.
He has however called for responsible and full adherence to the health guidelines.
He said this is being done by retraining staff and equipping health facilities.
Dr. Chilufya said 63 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in the last 24 hours from 4, 677 tests.
He said no deaths have been recorded.
Meanwhile, Dr. Chilufya announced that the New Levy Mwanawasa Medical University Hospital will next Monday be opened to the public. He said Covid-19 patients will be confined to the infectious diseases section and the Intensive Care Unit. – ZNBC.

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