Stay away in Zimbabwe as coronavirus lockdown kicks in

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Roads and streets were almost deserted in the Zimbabwean capital of Harare on Monday as the country entered lockdown in its battle against the coronavirus.

Police were deployed to control crowds at supermarkets as people queued for food whilst officers also controlled traffic in the city centre.

A local health worker said the government had made “the best decision” in limiting people’s movements as she hoped it would help stop the spread of the virus.

“As a health worker I think it was the be…

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