Zimbabwe

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OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()

  • The first imported COVID-19 case was reported on 21 March 2020 with local transmission starting on 24 March. As of 27 May, 132 COVID-19 cases were confirmed, including four deaths.
  • From 1 April to 25 May, 5,738 Zimbabwean migrants had returned from neighbouring countries. Nearly 3,000 returnees were quarantined in 60 centres in 10 provinces, as of 25 May.
  • Malaria and typhoid outbreaks create an additional burden to an already fragile health system.
  • The number of pellagra cases reported in the first quarter of 2020 doubled to 482, compared to 264 cases reported in the same period in 2019.
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A woman reads a flyer on COVID-19 at a food distribution. Photo: WFP
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Zimbabwe Situation Report, 21 May 2020

HIGHLIGHTS The first imported COVID-19 case was reported on 21 March 2020 with local transmission starting on 24 March. As of 19 May, 46 COVID-19 cases were confirmed, including four deaths. Nearly...

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Zimbabwe Food Security Outlook Update, April 2020

COVID-19 national lockdown critically affects livelihoods and sharply increases food needs KEY MESSAGES • The COVID-19 pandemic severely threatens an already critical food security situation arising...

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  • Total People in Need

    7,000,000 37% increase since 7 Aug 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Total People Targeted for Assistance

    5,600,000 51% increase since 7 Aug 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    2,600,000 4% increase since 1 Apr 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    4,340,000 89% increase since 29 Aug 2019

    Source: IPC
  • Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Zimbabwe

    20,129 1% increase since 31 Jan 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • DRC Refugees in Zimbabwe

    10,889 1% increase since 30 Sep 2019

    Source: UNHCR

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