Rumour: Trucks of police and soldiers spotted in Harare CBD telling people to stay home 10 days from now: Pic. There is news circulating on social media of trucks spotted in Harare CBD announcing that people should finish their job in the coming 10 days as from the eleventh day from today the country will be moving back to lockdown level 1.
There are rumours circulating saying that the country will be forced to move to level 1 of lockdown after the race alarming figures of COVID-19 cases recorded in the past few days. To further fuel the rumour Mnangagwa ally Gokwe Nembudziya MP Mayor Wadyajena said he was in support of President Mnangagwa’s move to announce going back of the country to level 1. Here is what he said…
His advice comes after South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa had imposed a night-time curfew that would be in place from 21:00 to 04:00 banned the selling of alcohol and made it compulsory to wear masks outdoors.
ZANU PF legislator for Gokwe Nembudziya, Justice Mayor Wadyajena has urged President Emmerson Mnangagwa to ban alcohol and tobacco as a measure to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Posting on Twitter this Monday, Wadyajena said: I implore H.E @edmnangagwa to immediately ban & criminalise the sale, possession & consumption of both alcohol & tobacco 🚬 until a COVID cure is found. With local transmissions surging to unprecedented levels, it’s time unpopular decisions are made! We’re too poor to take chances.
But coming back to our story soldiers and police have been prepared for the rumoured 31st July demos and the going back to level 1 lockdown. See picture below
Source – MbareTimes
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