Zambia has recorded its very first death from coronavirus, with the total quantity of men and women testing good climbing to 39.
Wellbeing Minister Chitalu Chilufya verified at a push briefing that the demise transpired this morning.
He stated that a few new cases experienced been recorded in the previous 24 hours, bringing the cumulative full to 39.
The 3 new verified situations had been recorded from the 160 tests carried out by the end of Wednesday.
He reported the new cases were being all domestically transmitted.
Mr Chilufya mentioned the capital Lusaka is the epicentre of the virus and urged people today not to journey to and from the metropolis.