Zimbabwe records first case of COVID-19

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Zimbabwe reported its first coronavirus case, a man who returned to his home in the tourist resort town of Victoria Falls from Britain at the weekend.

“The is the first case of Covid-19 in Zimbabwe,” said Health Minister Obadiah Moyo on state television ZTV.

“The patient is a 38-year-old man… who had travelled to Manchester in the UK on the 7th of March and returned to his home in Victoria Falls on the 15th of March via South Africa,” he said.

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The Zimbabwean government on Tuesday announced a raft of steps to prevent the virus from spreading — including the cancellation of public and sporting events, and constraints on gatherings. Schools will close on Tuesday.

The country’s public health system, meanwhile, has been suffering for years from a lack of equipment and drugs.

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It came under further strain last year when hundreds of junior doctors at state hospitals staged a three-month strike over conditions and pay, which then was less than $200 a month.

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