By Wilson Mulinda:
Zambia has hit the 15 percent positivity rate for COVID-19 as the third wave continues.
The country has recorded 2 thousand 1 hundred and 46 new cases in the last 24 hours, out of 14 thousand and 33 tests conducted.
Eight people have died in the last 24 hours, with 6 confirmed COVID deaths, and 2 related deaths.
Eight hundred and six people have been discharged from both COVID-19 facilities and community management.
The country currently has 9 thousand 5 hundred and 82 active cases.
This is according to statistics released today by Ministry of Health permanent secretary for technical services Kennedy Malama.