Zimbabwe imposes 14-day quarantine to halt Omicron

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He has announced new measures that include revised curfew and business operating hours in a bid to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the country.

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What you need to know:

  • Zimbabwe is yet to record a case of the Omicron variant that was first detected by its neighbours Botswana and South Africa

Zimbabwe has imposed a 14-day mandatory quarantine for all travellers entering the southern African country, including returning residents, in new measures meant to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19.

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