Hopewell Chin’ono Health Deteriorates

Jailed journalist, Hopewell Chinono has been tested for COVID-19 after manifesting a fever, a headache and muscle aches, sources say.

His lawyer , Beatrice Mtetwa, raised concerns three weeks ago fearing he could be poisoned in jail as authorities put restrictions on delivery of food from outside.

His lawyer, Doug Coltart told SABC-TV Channel 404 that they are now waiting for results.

Coltart also added saying 6 prisoners in the activist, Jacob Ngarivhume’s cell, have tested positive of COVID-19. The six are still on remand.