Mandatory quarantine, PCR test for returning Zimbabweans

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ZTN Correspondent

All returning residents to Zimbabwe will be required to produce a valid PCR Covid-19 test and undergo mandatory quarantine at their own costs, President Mnangagwa has announced.

The President Mnangagwa announced new Covid-19 measures aimed at strengthening the national response to the Pandemic.

This comes in light of the threat posed by the new Omicron variant detected in neighbouring countries.

Some of the new measures include a 9pm to 6am curfew, while all shops will operate from 7am to 7pm.

People attending gatherings must observe WHO protocols which include 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.