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Minister tests positive for coronavirus

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  • She said her immediate contacts, including her staff and family members, were undergoing tests.

MASHONALAND West Provincial Affairs and Devolution Minister Mary Mliswa-Chikoka yesterday tested positive for Covid-19.

Mliswa-Chikoka, who was tested at Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital using the GeneXpert machine, said she was in a stable condition and self-isolating at home.

“Today I tested positive for Covid-19. I went for testing after exhibiting mild symptoms. I am in a stable condition and in self-isolation as per World Health Organisation (WHO) and Ministry of Health and Child Care protocols on curbing the spread of the virus,” she said.

Mliswa-Chikoka, who is the provincial chairperson of the Covid-19 task force team said the pandemic was real and urged people to be careful.

She said her immediate contacts, including her staff and family members, were undergoing tests. ■

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Herald

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