Zororo Makamba, the son of business mogul Mr. James Makamba has passed on.
Zim Updates understands that Zororo has tragically succumbed to an illness resulting from coronavirus infection and is the first confirmed Zimbabwean casualty of the novel virus MHSRIEP.
Zororo died at the young age of 30 years. It is understood that he had a pre-existing condition that weakened his immune system called myasthenia gravis.
Businessman and Makamba family friend Mutumwa Mawere confirmed the sad development on his twitter account:
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
The Minister of Health Dr. Obediah Moyo also confirmed his death and said that Zororo Makamba was the second person to test positive for Covid-19
The Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obediah Moyo has confirmed the death of Zororo Makamba, who was the second person to test positive for Covid-19 in Zimbabwe.@GNyambabvu @EMupoperi @JoshMunthali @nickmangwana @MoHCCZim @lizmaggz @samaita44 pic.twitter.com/XIqHLiezR2
— ZBC News Online (@ZBCNewsonline) March 23, 2020