JUST IN: President ED Mnangagwa announces NEW Covid-19 regulations


President Mnangagwa has today announced fresh Covid-19 measures aimed at strengthening the national response to the pandemic in light of the threat posed by the new Omicron variant detected in neighbouring countries.

The new measures include:

  • All returning residents to undergo PCR testing and quarantine at their own cost even with negative PCR test
  • Curfew now 9pm to 6am
  • All shops open 7am to 7pm
  • Number and behaviour of persons attending gatherings must observe WHO protocols i.e masking, social distancing and sanitising.
  • Covid funerals to be supervised by Ministry of Health and Environmental health technicians
  • No liquor to be consumed at bottle stores which cease to be drinking premises until further notice
  • Nightclubs and bars will admit vaccinated clients only
  • Restaurants to close at 7 pm
  • All those eligible should get vaccinated

The new measures will be reviewed after 14 days.

– Herald

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