BREAKING NEWS: Dates for reopening of schools ANNOUNCED!

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The government has announced the dates for the reopening of schools which was delayed by the COVID-19 induced lockdown.

Addressing journalists during a post-Cabinet media briefing in Harare on Wednesday, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said schools will reopen on 30 August 2021 for examination classes and on 6 September 2021 for non-examination classes.

Mutsvangwa also said intercity and intracity transportation, which was banned when the government tightened lockdown measures two months ago, will be allowed to transport learners. She said:

“Schools will re-open on 30 August 2021 for examination classes and on 6 September 2021 for non-examination classes. Intercity and intracity transportation for learners will be allowed during this period.”

She also revealed that restaurants are now allowed to re-open for sit-in patrons who are fully vaccinated subject to the production of vaccination cards and strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols, which include wearing face coverings, social distancing and hand sanitising.

– Pindula


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