Zimbabwe tightens lockdown as virus cases spike

Zimbabwe has tightened restrictions in a bid to curtail spread of the coronavirus as cases spike.

On Tuesday, security forces cleared Harare's city centre as they turned back commuters and motorists.

"They are searching the cars and if you do not have a permit or letter you are not allowed to pass. So it's now difficult to give a lift to someone who is not in possession of a letter'', Tawanda Chinohamba, a cab driver said.

In a statement, the police said only essential services workers are al…

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