Covid-19 cases at Masvingo Teachers College have risen to 157, with authorities at the learning institution cancelling all face-to-face lessons.
All positive cases have since been put on isolation at the college.
According to the Ministry of Health and Child Care, the country recorded 235 new cases and 82 cases are from Masvingo Province.
Of the 82 cases, 73 are from Masvingo Teachers College.
Masvingo provincial task force spokesperson Rogers Irimayi said testing is ongoing at the learning institution and the figures were likely to continue rising.
“The cumulative figures of students at Masvingo Teachers College who tested positive was 157 by end of day on Monday. Tests are still going on at the institution and these figures may continue rising.
“Learning is being encouraged to continue virtually to curtail further spreading of the disease. Most of those positive cases are asymptomatic. Those who tested positive are being isolated at the college,” he said. – Sunday News