Two-week lockdown for Hurungwe and Kariba Districts

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Two-week lockdown for Hurungwe and Kariba Districts

The Ministry of Health and Child Care has declared a lockdown in Kariba and Hurungwe following an increase in Covid-19 cases in the Mashonaland West Province districts.

More than 40 cases were recorded in the last three days, in the two hotspots. 

“The Ministry has therefore declared a lockdown in the hotspots of Kariba and Hurungwe districts. The lockdown will be reviewed after two weeks,” the Ministry said in a statement. 

“Those living outside Hurungwe and Kariba are prohibited from visiting the two districts. The public is advised that health education, contact tracing, and isolating positive cases is being done.”

The Ministry urged the public to cooperate with health workers and to continue adhering to the World Health Organisation containment measures like sanitizing, social distancing and the correct wearing of face masks.

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