ZAMBIA RECORDS 226 NEW CASES OF COVID-19
Written by News on August 12, 2020
Zambia has recorded 226 new cases of COVID-19 out of 782 tests done in the last 24 hours.
Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says 74 cases were identified through hospital screening in Lusaka, 35 in Ndola, 19 in Solwezi, 18 in Kabwe and 1 in Kafue.
Dr. Chilufya added that five BIDs in Ndola were also detected through mortuary screening.
The Minister has also warned people to desist from self-prescribing oxygen adding that it can only be done by medical staff.
The cumulative number of COVID-19 cases now stands 8,501.