Government Bans Public Gatherings

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The Ministry of Health and Child Care has banned public gatherings in Mashonaland provinces

The leaked Memo to District Medical Officers (DMO) released by Mashonaland Central Provincial Medical Director Dr C Tshuma said that

Despite the Ministry of Health hiding cholera statistics in Manicaland, Dr Tshuma in his vague letter blames Manicaland for letting Cholera use

“The country is currently in a cholera outbreak. The outbreak started in Manicaland but it has now spread to other provinces including Mashonaland Central. In Mashonaland Central, we now have cases in Shamva and Centenary”

“In an effort to control the outbreak before it spreads, all public gatherings are banned,” said the Doctor

The banned areas are Mazowe, Guruve, Mbire, Centenary, Mt Darwin, Rushinga, Shamva, and Bindura

In the letter he then advises his subordinates to engage stakeholders to ensure compliance. However, the vague five-line letter did not specify what constitutes a public gathering


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