The Zambian Government has received support of $500, 000 from the United States government towards the covid19 response.

Minister of Health Jonas Chanda says the support will be key in the purchasing of Covid19 materials and the recruitment of temporal medical health personal.

Speaking during the Covid19 update in Lusaka today, Dr. Chanda said that received support shows the confidence that cooperating partners still have towards in Zambia.

And Dr Chanda disclosed that the country in the last 24hrs recorded 575 new cases of covid19 with 15 new deaths.

And Dr. Chanda has announced that Zambia has secured 2 million doses of the cholera vaccines.

Dr. Chanda said that the vaccine will be administered to cholera hotspots in Lusaka to ensure that the country does not record any case of cholera during this rain season.


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