Coronavirus: South Korea confirms huge rise in cases

SOUTH Korea says the number of new coronavirus cases in the country has more than doubled in one day. Officials said on Saturday that 229 new cases had been confirmed…

China sees drop in new virus cases, but more deaths abroad

CHINA on Thursday touted a big drop in new virus infections as proof its epidemic control efforts are working, but the toll grew abroad with deaths in Japan and South…

Passengers leave Japan virus ship, but new infections detected

HUNDREDS of relieved passengers disembarked Wednesday from a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan after being given the all-clear, but health officials said 79 new cases had been detected. With 621…

Coronavirus cases top 500 on cruise ship off Japan

ANOTHER 88 people aboard a cruise ship off Japan have tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities said Tuesday, as those free of the disease hoped they were spending their last…

Beitbridge Hospital to be upgraded

By ZBC Reporter GOVERNMENT has given green light to the upgrading of Beitbridge hospital, in light of the huge volumes of traffic that pass through the border town. Between 13…

Government dismisses report of Covid-19 in Zimbabwe

By ZBC Reporter THE Ministry of Health and Child Care has dismissed a report of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Zimbabwe saying the report on www.zimnews.net/org is fake. In a statement, the…

China virus death toll nears 1,400, six health workers among victims

THE death toll from China’s virus epidemic neared 1,400 on Friday with six medical workers among the victims, underscoring the country’s struggle to contain a deepening health crisis. Nearly 64,000…

Stuck overseas, training in quarantine: virus causes chaos in Chinese football

THE new coronavirus has scattered Chinese football clubs across the globe, with homesick players training for a season that has no start date and teams from other countries too scared…

Japan lets some passengers leave ship for quarantine on land

JAPAN on Friday began allowing elderly passengers who test negative for the new coronavirus to leave a quarantined cruise ship and finish their isolation in government-designated lodging. Japan’s government has…

Vietnam quarantines area with 10,000 residents over coronavirus

VILLAGES in Vietnam with 10,000 people close to the nation’s capital were placed under quarantine on Thursday after six cases of the deadly new coronavirus were discovered there, authorities said.…