Masvingo runs out of Covid testing kits again


MASVINGO – Masvingo Province has run out of Covid-19 testing consumables again.
Samples from the province are being sent to Mutare, Masvingo Provincial Covid-19 taskforce spokesperson Rodgers Irimayi has confirmed.

Irimayi said the taskforce held its meeting last week and is expecting the consumables, particularly cartridges used in the testing process anytime.

Meanwhile 97 more Government workers were tested for Covid-19 on Tuesday and the samples were sent to Mutare.

“We tested 97 more Government employees at Benjamin Burombo Building and we are expecting the results from Mutare any time. We sent the samples to Mutare because we are out of Covid-19 testing consumables,” said Irimayi.

Some 139 Government workers were tested at Benjamin Burombo last week and seven tested positive. These are now in self quarantine at their homes.

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