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Coronavirus - Zimbabwe: COVID-19 Response - Weekly UN in Zimbabwe Update

Indefinite 12-hour curfew from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. local time

Government tightens lockdown in response to increasing spread of COVID-19 The Government of Zimbabwe issued a Statutory Instrument (SI 174 of 2020) on 22 July renewing the COVID-19 lockdown, imposing an indefinite 12-hour curfew from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. local time. The SI notes that except for essential service…

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Coronavirus - Zimbabwe: COVID-19 Response - Weekly UN in Zimbabwe Update

Intensifying efforts to address the needs of migrant returnees critical to steam COVID-19 pandemic

The international Organization of Migration (IOM) is scaling up operation to respond to the new evolving COVID-19 pandemic challenge in Zimbabwe. Download Report: https://bit.ly/2BLXwSq As co-lead of the Point of Entry pillar, IOM is providing technical support to the government in the COVID-19 National response plan and strengthening national capacity…

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Coronavirus - Zimbabwe: COVID-19 Response - Weekly UN in Zimbabwe Update

Cautious approach to relaxing COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

The President of Zimbabwe, H.E Emmerson D Mnangagwa in his address to the nation on COVID-19 today announced that the lockdown remains at Level 2 and noted, “let us begin to further open up, remembering that we all have a role to play.” Under this review, the President said, “we…