COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: President announces additional measures

Rumbidzayi Zinyuke |  1 year ago | breaking

President Mnangagwa has today announced additional measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 in the wake of rising new infections.

Addressing the nation at State House this evening President Mnangagwa said following the recent surge in Covid-19 cases and subsequently localised lockdowns, Government is introducing more level four lockdown measures which take immediate effect.

They will run for two weeks and will be reviewed thereafter.


-Commerce and industry to open from 8am to 3.30 pm in compliance with curfew 6.30pm to 6am.

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

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

-Travellers from countries with alpha and delta variants will be quarantined and tested on the first, third, fifth and tenth day at their own expense.

-Travellers with fake Covid-19 documents face custodial sentence after arrest.

-Ministers and Parliamentarians will disseminate information on vaccination in their constituencies.

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