Minister of Health, Chitalu Chilufya has disclosed that Vice President, Inonge Wina has tested negative to Covid-19.

This month, the Vice President tested positive for Coronavirus.

Dr Chilufya said the Vice President is at home after testing negative for covid-19 and is in a stable condition.

He disclosed this in Lusaka today during the update on Covid-19 pandemic situation in the country.

‘’Her honor the Vice President Inonge  Musukwa Wina tested  negative  to covid-19 and has been discharged from our care  and continues to be attended  to at home. She is stable and is recuperating very well under our care,” he said.

And the Minister said the Covid-19 relief package that is going round on social media is a scam.

“Covid-19 relief package by some unscrupulous people is a scam. Should you come across such individuals you should report to the Police.  And we dissociate ourselves from the package, ’he added.

Meanwhile the Country has recorded 123 new cases of covid-19 in the last 24 hours out of the 1,171 tests done.

Dr Chilufya said unfortunately, one person has died of Covid-19 and the country recorded 147 recoveries.

He further added that this brings the cumulative total number of cases to 11,902 including 284 deaths and 11,092 recoveries.

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