The nationwide lockdown enacted to combat COVID19 pandemic is still on Level 2, the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has said.
In a brief statement released on its on Twitter, ZRP highlighted that only essential services personnel and businesses in the formal commercial and industrial sectors are exempted from the order.
“The ZRP urges members of the public to observe that the country is still under level two National lockdown in order to manage the COVID-19 pandemic. Only essential services, businesses in the formal commercial and industrial sectors were exempted to operate during this period.
“The rest of the public should stay at home in order for the nation to curtail the increase in new COVID-19 cases being recorded. Please note that it is not everyone who should be in the CBD. Let us all be security and health-conscious in view of the increase of COVID-19 cases,” reads the statement.
This follows scores of people who were turned away on their way into Harare Central Business District.