Period: Friday 22 May 2020- Monday 25 May 2020


As the lockdown level 2 continues, essential services continue to be accessible to residents, whilst informal street markets remain shut. Businesses are operating for more than eight hours between 8am and 4.30pm. The wearing of masks outside homes is still mandatory.

Private transport operators are still encouraged to join ZUPCO if they are willing to operate during the lockdown. The Harare Residents’ Trust (HRT) continues to monitor the situation in Harare suburbs during the lockdown. Key areas of monitoring include water delivery, citizens’ awareness of the coronavirus, responsiveness of council officials on citizens’ reports, lockdown enforcement by City and State security officials (human rights approach), refuse collections, compliance with lockdown regulations on people’s movement. The situational update also highlights the situation on food security, the transport situation and availability of fuel around Harare.

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Source: Harare Residents Trust (HRT)