Health experts, businesses laud lockdown extension

Nqobile Tshili/ Oliver Kazunga, Chronicle Reporters HEALTH experts yesterday commended Government for extending the national lockdown saying it is the only way to contain the spread of Covid-19 virus in the country while keeping the citizens safe. President Mnangagwa on Sunday extended the lockdown by two weeks as part of Government’s broad response to the rising number of cases. This means that Zimbabwe will be under lockdown for five weeks from March 30 to May 3. President Mnangagwa said the country was facing a new situation in which more of…

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CWGH Salutes Zim Front-line Health Workers Fighting COVID-19

THE Community Working Group On Health (CWGH) has paid tribute to health workers at the forefront of the COVID-19 battle despite Zimbabwe’s health delivery system being in shambles. By Michael Gwarisa In their workers day solidarity day message, CWGH Executive Director Mr Itai Rusike said it was high time government recognizes health workers and pay meaningful and livable wages. This year’s national Worker’s Day theme; “Stop Covid-19 Pandemic: Scale up social protection and dialogue, save jobs and pay a living wage”, befits the current environment which emphasizes stopping the spread…

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