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Epi Week: 09/05/2022 - 15/05/2022

Most Recent Epi Data 15/05/2022
Most Recent Testing Data 15/05/2022
Current Situation

Zambia has a relatively low test-case ratio adjusted incidence, and incidence has increased week-over-week. The reported death rate is moderate, and deaths have decreased week-over-week.

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Warning Level 2: Yellow

A moderate outbreak or the possible start of a growing outbreak.

Warning Level 1: Green

Test-case ratio adjusted incidence

(New cases/1M/week)

27.2

Warning Level 2: Yellow

Trend in incidence rate

(Week-over-week change)

27.5%

Warning Level 2: Yellow

Test positivity

(14 day average)

3.5%

Variants of Concern Detected
Alpha(B.1.1.7), Beta(B.1.351), Delta(B.1.617.2), Omicron(B.1.1.529)

For more information on variants, visit Africa CDC Institute of Pathogen Genomics’ SARS-CoV-2 sequencing dashboard.

Cumulative Cases Daily Cases (7d Avg) Cumulative Deaths Daily Deaths (7d Avg) Cumulative Tests Daily Tests (7d Avg)
320,627 72 3,983 0.1 3,453,802 2,014

Cases

Tests

Test Positivity

Deaths

Cumulative Case Fatality

Public Health and Social Measures

PHSM data source | Mobility data source

Cases Tightening restrictions   Loosening restrictions
PHSM Stringency Index
Mobility change*
* in retail and recreation compared to baseline (3 Jan – 6 Feb 2020)
PHSM Timeline

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