By John Cassim

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe extended a nationwide lockdown on Sunday for another 14 days as the country struggles to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus

President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced the decision in a televised address to the nation.

Mnangagwa also updated the country on the progress made during the 21-day lockdown, which had been set to expire.

“The nationwide lockdown, which would have expired at midnight, has been extended by another two weeks to May 3, 2020,” he said.

Zimbabwe has recorded 25 confirmed cases of the coronavirus from both local and imported transmissions. The situation

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