MINISTRY of Health Permanent Secretary in charge of Technical Services Dr Kennedy Malama has disclosed that 69 new COVID-19 deaths have been recorded in the country in the last 24 hours. Speaking at a press briefing, Monday, Dr Malama said all 10 provinces in the country had recorded COVID-19 deaths, with Lusaka recording the highest number. “In the last 24 hours, all ten provinces recorded COVID-19 deaths, 69 new deaths reported. The breakdown of the new deaths by province is as follows: Lusaka 31; Copperbelt 11; Southern 11; Eastern eight; Western three; Central one; Luapula one; Muchinga one; Northern one; and North-western one. The cumulative number of COVID-19 related deaths recorded to date now stands at 2,091 (classified as 1,400…...

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