A Zimbabwean returnee who was in quarantine at Mkoba Teachers’ College, Gweru, Midlands Province has died.
This was revealed by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Ndavaningi Nick Mangwana.
Mangwana said that the deceased was a 31-year old woman and the cause of her death is still to be established. He said:
We wish to notify of the tragic passing on of one of the residents housed at Mkoba Teachers College. The deceased was a 31-year-old woman. Cause of death is not yet established. Details will be given once available. Our condolences are with the bereaved family and friends.
Currently, 358 returnees from South Africa and Botswana are quarantined in the Midlands province at Gweru Polytechnic College and Mkoba Teachers College as a way of mitigating against the spread of Covid-19.
On Sunday, 89 citizens from South Africa and Botswana returned home and they were immediately placed under mandatory quarantine.
48 of them came from South Africa and the other 41 from Botswana.