Zimbabwe: President Announces New Lockdown Measures

President Mnangagwa has announced new national lockdown measures with immediate effect following a surge in Covid-19 infections in the country.

The latest measures are for 14 days subject to review.

  1. Industry and commerce to open from 8am to 3.30pm.
  2. A night time curfew from 6pm to 6am.
  3. Industry to decongest workplaces to 40 percent with the rest working from home.
  4. Commercial transport to remain operational but observing all Covid-19 protocols.
  5. Intercity movement is prohibited except for production and movement of food and medicines.
  6. Travellers from countries with alpha and delta variants will be quarantined and tested on the first, fifth and tenth day at their own expense.
  7. Ministers and legislators will be dispatched to their constituencies to educate people on the vaccination programmes.

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Author: Staff Writer

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