Covid-19: Burial of Zimbabwe ministers underway


Zimbabwe’s Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo is among three top government officials being buried at the Heroes Acre in the capital, Harare, after they succumbed to Covid-19.

The others are Transport Minister Joel Biggie Matiza and prisons chief Paradzai Willings Zimondi.

The country has recorded a surge in Covid-19 cases since the festive season.

The ministry of information has tweeted photos of the ceremony:

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More than 32,000 Zimbabweans have been infected with the coronavirus since the outbreak began and more than 1,100 have died.