ACTING President Constantino Chiwenga has extended the Covid-19 national lockdown by a further two weeks, saying schools may re-open three weeks from now.
In a statement issued this Friday, the measures put in place are as follows;
“Schools be given at least one week after the next two-weeks lockdown extension, to put preventive public health measures in place before the commencement of the general school calendar depending on the prevailing Covid-19 situation at that time.
“Teachers and students will be required to wear face masks while in class, all eligible teachers and students are encouraged to be vaccinated for Covid-19 before the opening of schools.
“Enforcement officers are encouraged to conduct regular assessments of compliance in learning institutions, at least on a weekly basis.
“The provincial task-force teams are exhorted to strengthen their efforts of mobilizing all those eligible to get vaccinated.”
Members of the public are encouraged to abide by set Covid-19 preventive measures.