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Zambia will reopen schools from September 14th as coronavirus cases have decreased

The President of Zambia, Edgar Lungu, ordered schools, institutes and universities to reopen from September 14 this Friday as the number of coronavirus cases in the country has declined.

In a speech to parliament, Lungu pointed out that education centers could reopen their doors between September 14th and 28th as long as the safety and preventive measures are observed, according to the Zambian daily “Lisaka Times”.

It was also advised that bars and discos may open their doors between Friday and Sunday between 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. local time, despite warnings that closings could be reordered if they do not comply with hygiene protocols.

Zambia will reopen schools from September 14th as coronavirus cases have decreased
Zambia will reopen schools from September 14th as coronavirus cases have decreased

The Zambian authorities have so far confirmed 13,323 cases of coronavirus with 306 deaths, according to data from the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), which is dependent on the African Union (AU).

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