The Zimbabwe government announced on Wednesday the postponement of school reopening in the country, scheduled for July 28, as the number of cases of coronavirus increases again after the country has overcome the thousand barriers to infection.
Minister of Information Monica Mutsvangwa confirmed that the decision was adopted on the recommendation of the Interministerial Committee due to the pandemic and as part of the tightening of restrictions in view of the increase in infections.
“The reopening of schools will be postponed until the situation is reviewed,” he said before adding that “private schools that have reopened their doors without permission will be punished,” reports Zimbabwean newspaper The Herald. .
In this context, Mutsvangwa has emphasized that the country’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, will announce “comprehensive measures” regarding “the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic” without further details.