|Country||Total Cases||New Cases||Total Deaths||Total Recovered|
|World||1, 099, 711||+895||59,197||228,975|
The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 205 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances.Kuwait recorded its first death in the country who was an Indian citizen.
A total of 1, 099, 711 deaths have been reported world over, with Italy still having the highest number of deaths of 14,681.
South Africa’s new cases rose to 1,505 and 9 deaths have been recorded with a jump of 43 new infections.
Zimbabwe still has 1 death from nine confirmed cases.
Zupco Disinfection programme launched in Manicaland
Zupco has rolled out a termini and bus disinfection programme in Mutare as part of efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The buses are going to be disinfected regularly and the bus termini will be disinfected every three days.
A new antibody test has been approved by the US Food and drug (FDA). One of the first trial vaccines is reportedly being tested on animals and could move to human trials soon. It is being conducted by Morderna Therapeutics in Massachusetts, in the Unites States.
Wuhan Partially re-opens
Wuhan in Hubei province partially re-opened after more than two months of isolation. At least 3 000 people in Hubei died from the disease. Residents have slowly been trickling back to their homes from the first time since 23 January as volunteers in protective suits disinfected public areas in preparation for an increase in activity. Wuhan is scheduled to allow people to leave the city on 8 April.
Russia uses Facial Recognition to tackle Covid-19
As Russian cities go into lockdown to try and contain coronavirus, Moscow is using the latest technology to keep track of residents. City Officials are using a giant network of tens of thousands of cameras installed with facial recognition software which they plan to couple with digital passes on peoples mobile phones.