Nqobile Tshili, Chronicle Reporter
THE Covid-19 death toll has jumped to 12 following the death of three people in Harare on yesterday as confirmed cases climb to 926.
Harare leads in the national Covid-19 death toll with six people having succumbed to the virus.
On Thursday, 41 new Covid-19 cases were recorded, 36 of them local transmissions.
The three new deaths at Sally Mugabe Central Hospital and Parirenyatwa Hospitals were posthumously confirmed.
The Ministry of Health and Child Care daily report of July 9, said from the 51 cases recorded in Bulawayo on Wednesday, 21 of them were health workers and 18 of them work at the United Bulawayo Hospitals.
“To date the total number of confirmed cases is 926 including 306 recovered, 601 active cases, and 12 deaths since the onset of the outbreak on March 20 2020,” reads the report.