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ZAMBIA: 15 lawmakers, 11 parliamentarians test positive for Covid-19

ZAMBIA: 15 lawmakers, 11 parliamentarians test positive for Covid-19

At least 15 lawmakers and 11 parliamentarians have tested positive for Coronavirus in Zambia, the country’s health Minister disclosed on Friday.

The development comes days after the assembly suspended sittings because a lawmaker had died of the disease.

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The landlocked and heavily indebted east African country has witnessed a rapid surge in cases so far from 1,632 at the beginning of July to 3,856 and 30 deaths currently.

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