Zimbabwe imposes curfew to tackle COVID-19

Zimbabwe’s government has imposed a night-time curfew and tightened other measures to tackle rising coronavirus infections.
But the opposition says the new steps are linked to anti-government protests planned for next week.
Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa has more from Harare.

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