COVID CASES TIPPED TO RISE DURING FESTIVE SEASON-DR GIDEON ZULU

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Eastern Province currently has 98 active Covid 19 cases as of 20th December 2021.speaking during a media engagement meeting in Chipata today Eastern Province health director Gideon Zulu says that 96 cases are under home management while 2 are admitted to health facilities and that none of them is on oxygen therapy.

Dr Zulu has revealed that the cumulative confirmed cases stands at 21,490 while cumulative recoveries stand at 20,983 cases and that the total deaths is 374.

He explains with the festive season the spread of the virus is expected to increase as people become highly mobile and interactive, aiding the spread of the virus.

The health director has since dispelled myths circulating around about the safety and efficacy of the Covid vaccines.