Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary in charge of Technical Services Kennedy Malama has disclosed that the number of new Covid-19 cases has continued to rise with 196 on oxygen support.

Giving the latest COVID-19 update in Lusaka today, Dr. Malama said in the last 24hrs, the country recorded a total of 825 new cases with Lusaka recording the highest figure of 392 while Northern recorded the lowest with 3 new cases.