Africa

Zimbabwe: Govt Announces 14-Day Quarantine, 9-Hour Curfew to Contain Omicron

02 Dec 2021 - 08:34:02
[VOA] Zimbabwe has announced a nine-hour curfew and compulsory 14-day quarantine for anyone arriving in the country, to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Zimbabwe is the first country in southern Africa to enact such restrictions since the emergence of the variant, which spreads more easily. The rules come just ahead of the holiday season, when many Zimbabweans living abroad hope to return home to visit family. Source