MINISTER of State for Manicaland Provincial Affairs Ellen Gwaradzimba has died from Covid-19, GreatDykeNews24 reports.
She was 60.
According to sources, she died at a private clinic in Harare today after suffering from Covid-19 related complications.
Gwaradzima, a Zanu PF Women’s League executive member, was first elected Senator during the 30 July 2018 harmonised election and was appointed Provincial Affairs Minister in 2019.
She is the latest serving government minister to die of the Covid-19 scourge following the death last year of then Agriculture minister Perrance Shiri.
Meanwhile, Covid-19 cases continue to surge around the globe, with 93,3 million cases having been reported and nearly 2 million deaths registered.
Zimbabwe recorded 1,112 cases of the virus to bring the total cases to 25,368. 47 more deaths were registered and the death toll is now at 636.1056 recoveries were reported and the national recovery rate is now at 58%.