Health

COVID-19 scare, finance ministry officials and employees tests positive

By Nicholas Gochai

Among employees who have tested positive for Covid-19 is a top Finance ministry official (name withheld)
THE Finance ministry wing of New Complex Building, has been shut to disinfect the premises after several employees tested positive for coronavirus (Covid-19).

The offices which house Finance and Economic Development minister Mthuli Ncube are currently being disinfected, Zim Morning Post can report.

According to reliable sources, the New Complex Building 3rd Floor and other parts of the building have been closed to allow fumigation.

“The whole 3rd Floor has been shut, with the minister’s wing also affected,” a source close to the event said.

Zim Morning Post understands that some of the workers at the complex have been given strict instructions to self-isolate at home.

Among employees who have tested positive for Covid-19 is a top Finance ministry official (name withheld).

Meanwhile, Ncube is due to present his Mid-Term Fiscal Policy Review Statement in the National Assembly this afternoon.

Tendai Guvamombe