The number of deaths from cyclone Idai has increased to 132 up from 98.
In a statement from the Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting has announced five more deaths from Masvingo although more are still missing.
“Cyclone idai update Masvingo province Total deaths- 5. Two male Children and 3 male adults 17 injuries recorded in Zaka, Gutu and Chiredzi 511 people homeless 5257 households affected Bikita hardest hit with 3134 households,” the ministry said.
“Number of casualties in Zimbabwe as of 20/03/19 : Total deaths 139, missing 189, injured 144, marooned 136,” the Ministry said.
The ministry said Chimanimani had no water due to badly damaged infrastructure.
“Chimanimani urban area has no water supplies due to badly damaged infrastructure. • Chipinge town has no water supplies due to the washing away of about 40m main supply line from the dam,” the ministry said.