The government has given Primary Schools the greenlight to recommence sporting activities with secondary schools that have reached 70 per cent COVID-19 vaccination also given allowed to resume non-contact sporting activities.
The government had suspended all sporting activities in schools as part of preventive measures to contain the rising number of COVID-19 cases, which were triggered by the Omicron variant. In her post-Cabinet briefing on Tuesday, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said:
Meanwhile, the government said all provinces should now ramp up vaccination under the Phase II Vaccination Blitz Campaign Programme by working closely with community leaders.
Minister Mutsvangwa added that the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education continues to provide requisite facilitation for the ongoing vaccination blitz campaign in schools.
The Senator also said provinces are planning to extend the phase two vaccination campaign by a few more weeks to ensure that all eligible learners are vaccinated and are maximally protected especially during the winter season that is now upon us.