PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa says Zimbabwe is expected to start re-opening its border on 1st December following several months under tight COVID-19 lockdown measures as prescribed by the World Health Organization.
In a tweet Tuesday, the President said, “After nearly 9 months of restrictions, Zimbabwe will begin to open its borders on December 1st.
“To all Zimbabweans who complied with the #COVID19 measures, your resilience has saved countless lives across Zimbabwe. Let’s now work together to get our economy back on track!”
Zimbabwe has recorded 8,303 COVID-19 cases since the outbreak of the disease in March this year. At least 7,797 people have recovered while 242 succumbed to the disease.
Johns Hopkins University reports that there are currently over 43,650.000 people have contracted COVID-19 worldwide and 1,162,512 have succumbed to coronavirus.
It also reports that on Monday there were 8,7 million COVID-19 cases in USA. The country has so far recorded over 226,000 deaths. ■