Masiyiwa urges strict COVID-19 testing, tracing

“Through the Ebola disaster, nations just like the DRC developed an incredible functionality to hint and isolate those that had been involved with anybody who examined constructive and/or confirmed signs,” he wrote.

“Should you nonetheless have solely 10 individuals who have examined constructive, then concentrate on tracing, till you’ve everybody they contacted underneath strict isolation.”

Masiyiwa lately challenged African governments to mobilise and take the lead in incentivising healthcare employees within the battle in opposition to the coronavirus pandemic. 

The Zimbabwe Affiliation of Medical doctors for Human Rights has additionally urged the necessity for widespread testing, saying extra wanted to be carried out.

Thus far, the nation has examined lower than 200 individuals, which is seen as woefully insufficient, as a smaller variety of individuals examined means contact tracing is nearly non-existent.

Questions have been raised about Zimbabwe’s preparedness and there’s scepticism over the figures that the federal government gives.

Eight individuals have thus far examined constructive for the coronavirus in Zimbabwe, with one fatality.

Author: Takudzwa Abioye

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