ZITF And Independence Day celebrations postponed until global coronavirus pandemic recedes

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By Staff Reporter

President Emmerson Mnangagwa today announced that all public events, including the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair and annual Independence Day celebrations have been cancelled until the threat of coronavirus recedes.

In his address to the nation this afternoon, President Mnangagwa declared the coronavirus pandemic a national disaster adding that resources that had been set aside for these activities will now be channelled towards strengthening the nation’s defences against the novel virus.

He further urged individuals presenting clinical symptoms of the virus to get tested immediately.

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