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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Zimbabwe
Data Last Updated: October 01, 2020

General Information

Partially Open

Zimbabwe has reopened its borders to tourists on October 1, 2020.

There’s no mandatory quarantine. However, all arriving passengers will need to bring a negative PCR test with them, taken no longer than 48 hours before the time of flight departure.

Zimbabwe Announces Plans to Welcome Back International Tourists

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

As of September, existing restrictive measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 remain in place, including:

All land borders remain indefinitely closed to passenger traffic except for returning Zimbabwean nationals and foreign nationals with a valid residency visa. Cargo and freight shipments remain unaffected.

A 2000-0600 curfew remains in place.

Business operating hours are 0800-1630, with the exception of unspecified businesses providing essential services.

All persons have to remain indoors, except when looking for essential provisions or health services. Workers in businesses permitted to operate under current restrictions are exempt from the order, as are essential workers.

Ban on gatherings of more than 50 people.

Intercity travel is banned.

Facemasks are mandatory for all persons in public spaces.

Persons showing symptoms of COVID-19 will be placed in a government-run facility.

Indefinite closure of schools, religious centers, gyms, recreational facilities, and bars.

Authorities have deployed additional security forces to manage the lockdown. Persons not abiding by the orders may be subject to arrest.

Airlines & Transport

Authorities in Zimbabwe have announced that domestic flights will resume Sept. 10, and international commercial passenger flights from Oct. 1. The reopening of air travel was announced in an effort to boost tourism, in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, an important source of foreign exchange currencies.

Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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Information for Non-Tourists

Zimbabwean nationals and permit holders are exempted from the Covid-19 test requirement, but they must abide by a strict 21-day self-quarantine rule.

Foreign visitors who do not fulfill the PCR test requirement will be subject to quarantine for 14-21 days.

8,362

Cases

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Deaths

560

Cases Per Million
Recovering Well From COVID-19

Graph of COVID-19 Cases In Last 30 Days
For Zimbabwe

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