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Zimbabwe moves to Level 4 lockdown

by Bustop TV News

By Tafadzwa Chigandiwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa today announced stricter national lockdown restrictions effective with immediate effect.

In a statement, Mnangagwa said the lockdown has been imposed as an effort to mitigate the spread of Covid-19.

The following measures have been put in place and will be reviewed after 14 days.

• Industry & Commerce to open from 8am to 3pm in compliance with curfew – 6.30pm to 6am.

• Industry to decongest workplaces to 40percent with the rest working from home.

• Commercial transport to remain operational but observe Covid-19 protocol.

• Intercity movements prohibited except for production and movement of food and medicines.

• Ministers and legislators will be dispatched to their constituencies to educate people on the vaccination programmes.

• Travellers with fake Covid-19 documents to be arrested with custodial sentence.

• Deportees to be quarantined for ten days at a place of their choice. Travellers from countries with alpha and delta variants will be quarantined and tested on first, fifth and tenth day at their own expense.

• People operating at market places, tobacco auction floors cotton sales floors to be vaccinated before they can operate. Those who refuse will not be allowed to operate.

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