A 30 day nationwide lockdown has been reimposed in Zimbabwe in a bid to contain a fresh wave of COVID infections. Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga, who is also health minister, said some of the tighter restrictions were effective immediately and included a 6pm to 6am curfew and a ban on inter-city travel. Only essential services such as hospitals, pharmacies and supermarkets will remain operational for the next 30 days.
Nick Mangwana, Secretary of Information, Zimbabwe tweeted: “ CLARITY
-Restrictions to businesses kick in on Tuesday 5 Jan.
-Restrictions on gatherings including churches kick in today 3 Jan.
-6pm-6am Curfew kicks in today.
-Intercity Travel restrictions kick in on Tuesday.
– Air Arrival by Foreign Tourists allowed with 48h certificates”