The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has banned all public gatherings due to the cholera outbreak which has now claimed 21 lives with 3067 cases reported so far. We publish the statement in full below
The Government has declared the Cholera outbreak in Harare a state of emergency meaning that it is also a threat to human security. The Zimbabwe Republic Police wishes to inform members of the public that in light of the declaration of the state of emergency, the Police in Harare will not allow any public gatherings.
The Zimbabwe Republic Police is appealing to members of the public to take heed of this warning and cooperate as this will assist in alleviating the continuous spread of Cholera.
Charity Charamba (Senior Assistant Commissioner)
Chief Staff Officer (Press and Public Relation)
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