Govt reopens churches to vaccinated congregants

Zimstar News

Government has given churches the go-ahead to fully reopen but only to vaccinated congregants.

This was announced at a post-cabinet media briefing by Information Minister Monica Musvangwa Wednesday.

Under the new regulations, sit-in congregants are open to fully vaccinated (have taken 2 doses), subject to Covid-19 protocols adherences.

Pastors and others members of the clergy who are found in breach of the new regulations will be arrested.

“Cabinet wishes to inform the public that churches can now allow sit-in congregants under the following conditions: Only congregants who have received two doses of the vaccine are allowed to attend; all Ministry of Health and Child Care and WHO protocols are adhered to, and all those found in breach will be arrested, including the leaders of the churches,” said Minister Mutsvangwa.