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Zimbabwe Relaxes COVID-19 Regulations

Zimbabwe Relaxes COVID-19 Regulations

The government has relaxed COVID-19 regulations by lifting the midnight curfew citing “satisfactory progress” in the containment of the global pandemic.

Speaking during a post-Cabinet media briefing this Tuesday, acting Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister, Jenfan Muswere confirmed the policy change after today’s cabinet meeting.

He said business hours for the hospitality industry are now from 8 am to 3 am the following day. Said Muswere who is also the Minister of ICT, Postal and Courier Services:

While enforcement of Covid-19 regulations must continue, the curfew which is currently running from 12 midnight to 5:30 am has been lifted.

The curfew was introduced at the height of the pandemic as a precautionary measure to control the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Part of the reasoning behind abolishing movements at night was to minimise social contact during the hours with minimum authority supervision.

As of 20 June 2022, Zimbabwe had 254 919 confirmed cases, including 247 649 recoveries and 5 536 deaths. A total of 6 264 867 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Meanwhile, neighbouring South Africa is also considering lifting COVID-19 regulations as cases and deaths have been declining in recent weeks.

South Africa is the most affected African country with more cases and fatalities.

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17 Comments

Prophet Lello 1 week ago

Covid season yakapera toonana next year ku Monkey pox season kuchafiwa zvamusati mamboona pasi rino


Observer 1 week ago

Psychologically we need to interact with people's faces and not faceless individuals so let's do away with masks 🎭


putin 1 week ago

kutovhunduka


Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 1 week ago

Mask off we tired of this piece of cloth while dying of hunger...


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aaaa 1 week ago

mask yakanaka esp ukasangana ne anotaura aa cchinaya


Tateguru 1 week ago

Isu vamwe kutokanganwa kuti kune chinonzi COVID 19.


youth 1 week ago

🤔🤔🤔🤔

Mmmm 1 week ago

These stu_pid masks should be voluntary and not forced. They are not worn properly so cannot be effective anyway.


ppp 1 week ago

ummm but mask yandipinda muropa handifungi ndichizoisiya futi


Prophet 1 week ago

kkk,huyai kuprayer line kudeliverance.or ku one

anonymous 1 week ago

what about masks


King 👑 Leh 1 week ago

Moda kuudzwa ft kt chisiyai mask

Cyril 1 week ago

Please stop copying from us.


MuPfungwe Chaiye 1 week ago

Ndiani achiri kutevedzera curfew dzenyu dze**** idzodzo


VYBZ KARTEL 1 week ago

Bhawa unondiona🍺🍻🥂🍾🥃🍸🥴🥴🥴


ndini 1 week ago

kukopera hayas


Poorvho 1 week ago

In Zimbabwe people are not dying of Covid19, but of poverty related ailments, I.e BP, Stress Hunger thirst etc



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