IN PICTURES: Day 1 of Covid-19 lockdown in Harare

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By Idah Mhetu

ZIMBABWE on Monday began its 21-day lockdown declared by President Emmerson Mnangagwa as one of its measures to fight the further spread of coronavirus which has claimed one life in the country among seven confirmed cases so far.

Below are some of the images captured by in Harare’s CBD and at Mbare Musika on Monday.

All images by Idah Mhetu.

Street cleaners working without proper protective clothing

Commuters scramble to board a Zupco commuter omnibus

Harare City council enforcement teams working without protective clothing

Council workers not observing precautionary measures during spot checks

A deserted Mupedzanhamo Market in Mbare

Part of Mbare Musika looking like a dump site

Some of the deserted stalls in Mbare