A 30-year-old man has become the first person to die of coronavirus in Zimbabwe, state-owned broadcaster ZBC has tweeted.
The Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obediah Moyo has confirmed the death of Zororo Makamba, who was the second person to test positive for Covid-19 in Zimbabwe.@GNyambabvu @EMupoperi @JoshMunthali @nickmangwana @MoHCCZim @lizmaggz @samaita44 pic.twitter.com/XIqHLiezR2— ZBC News Online (@ZBCNewsonline) March 23, 2020
Zororo Makamba, who was a journalist, broadcaster and film-maker, was diagnosed with the virus on Saturday.
He had visited the US late last month and had returned home via South Africa, AFP news agency reports.