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Public continues to defy govt’s order on mass gatherings

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Following the call by President Mnangagwa to suspend public gatherings in a bid to stop spread of COVID-19, members of the public in the streets of Harare continues in their business as usual mode.

A survey conducted by SpotLight Online News Africa this Tuesday morning shows that most people continued to interact at mass level as they go about in their daily operatives.

The majority of people would stand in elongated queues of more than hundred infront of banks and shops.

It is most probable that panic mode could have prompted people to look for hard currency from banks and at the same time trying to secure food commodities from grocery shops incase of a possible national shut down due to COVID-19.

Meanwhile the deadly pandemic has claimed the son of Zimbabwe’s famous businessman Joseph Makamba on Monday.

Tendai Guvamombe