BREAKING: Schools re-opening delayed by at least 3 weeks as Chiwenga extends lockdown

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.”

Schools reopening further delayed as Gvt extends lockdown by two more weeks

Members of the public are encouraged to abide by set Covid-19 preventive measures.

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