Zambia reports second COVID-19 death

Zambia reports second COVID-19 death

Zambia has recorded a second COVID-19 death.
Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya says the victim is a 58-year-old known hypertensive man from Kafue, who was recently treated at Kafue District Hospital for a chest infection.
Dr Chilufya says upon the subsequent deterioration of his condition, he was transferred and admitted to the University Teaching Hospital Intensive Care Unit for further management and investigation.
Speaking during the routine updates, Dr Chilufya said the victim was provided with specialist care including placing him under ventilation on a life support machine until he passed away on 8 April.