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Mnangagwa extends lockdown by 14 more days

President Emmerson Mnangagwa

By Health Reporter

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has extended by a further 14 days, Zimbabwe’s lockdown saying the unprecedented business break has proven to be an effective method to control the spread of Covid-19 in a country which has so far recorded 40 cases.

In a special address to the nation Friday ahead of the expiry of the initial 35-day lockdown period this Sunday, Mnangagwa also said the wearing of face masks will now be compulsory.

Mnangagwa further restored the country’s 21-day quarantine period, which had been slashed to seven days by authorities.

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