Zimbabwe has recorded its first COVID-19 death.
Zororo Makamba, the son of telecommunications giant James Makamba has passed on after succumbing to coronavirus.
The Makamba family friend Mutumwa Mawere confirmed the incident on Monday.
Mr Zororo Makamba, the son of Mr James Makamba has passed on. MHSRIEP. I have just learned of this tragic loss of life due to the virus. A giant with so much potential has fallen. Corona is real. Let us pause and reflect. Life is too precious.
— Mutumwa (@mmawere) March 23, 2020
Zororo was one of the two people that were officially confirmed to have contracted the deadly COVID-19 disease in Zimbabwe after he had travelled to the New York.