Zimbabwe has gone into a 30 days new stricter lockdown as churches, restaurants and other gatherings are banned due to the rapid spread of Covid-19.
The decision comes at a time when the country is reeling over the recent upsurge in infections and deaths â€“ supposably spiralled by the festive season.
Zimbabweâ€™s vice president and minister of Health and Child Care, General Constantine Chiwenga called for an emergency press conference on Saturday night where, in a statement, delivered the new developments.
All other gatherings, churches, bars, gymnasiums were banned with immediate effect for 30 days.
Below are some of the set restrictions to the COVID-19 upsurge in the country;
- Public gatherings like funerals reduced to 30 people
- churches, bars, restaurants, gym, etc banned for 30 days
- wear faces masks always and offenders to be prosecuted.
- only essentials services, hospitals, pharmacies and supermarkets to operate. Only opening at 8am and closing at 6pm.
- Curfew 6pm to 6am with immediate effect.
- Mining and agriculture to operate as before.
- Intercity travelling banned
- Stay at home and leave just for buying food and medicine or transporting sick relatives.
- only exams classes to open now the rest remains closed.
- Cros Boarder services stopped except for commercial cargo.
- Air transportation remain as is
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