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Govt gazzettes new Covid regulations

Government has gazetted new Covid-19 regulations announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday.

A daily curfew running from 9pm to 6am has become law while all returning residents and visitors have to undergo PCR testing, and will be quarantined, at own cost, for 10 days.

All shops will open for business from 7am Hours and will close for business by 7pm.

The number and behaviour of all persons attending any gathering must observe and comply with W.H.O protocols which includes masking, social distancing and sanitising.

All Covid-19 related Funerals will strictly be supervised by Ministry of Health and Child Care Environmental Health Officers and Technician.

No liquor will be consumed at bottle stores, which consequently cease to be drinking premises until further notice. Night Clubs and bars will admit Vaccinated clients only. Restaurants are required to close at 1900 hours.

The measures are to be put in place for a period of fourteen days subject to review at the end the two weeks.

On Monday, over 260 million cumulative cases of infections had been reported worldwide.

Over 5 million people have perished globally since the outbreak of the pandemic in 2019.

As of Monday, Zimbabwe, had recorded a cumulative total of 133 991 cases of infection, and some 4 705 cumulative deaths since the onset of the pandemic in our country in early 2020.