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Covid-19

COVID-19 Country Response

COVID-19 epidemic evolution
To find out about the latest status of the COVID19 pandemic evolution and the most up-to-date statistics on the COVID-19 disease in Zimbabwe, please visit the Ministry of Health and Child Care’s Daily Updates and Worldometer’s Zimbabwe page.
Sanitary measures
To find out about the latest public health situation in Zimbabwe consult the Ministry of Health and Child Care’s COVID-19 Guides and Advice webpages and Covid-19 testing in Zimbabwe.
Travel restrictions
The COVID-19 situation, including the spread of new variants, evolves rapidly and differs from country to country. All travelers need to pay close attention to the conditions at their destination before traveling. Regularly updated information for all countries with regards to Covid-19 related travel restrictions in place including entry regulations, flight bans, test requirements and quarantine is available on TravelDoc Infopage.
It is also highly recommended to consult COVID-19 Travel Regulations Map provided and updated on the daily basis by IATA.
The US government website of Centers of Disease Control and Prevention provides COVID-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination.

The UK Foreign travel advice also provides travelling abroad advice for all countries, including the latest information on coronavirus, safety and security, entry requirements and travel warnings.
Import & export restrictions
For information on all the measures applicable to movement of goods during the period of sanitary emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak (including eventual restrictions on imports and exports), refer to the portal ZimTrade. Zimbabwe has banned exports of medical supplies and suspended import duties on goods and services related to testing, protection, sterilisation and other medical consumables.

For a general overview of trade restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the International Trade Centre's COVID-19 Temporary Trade Measures webpage.

Economic recovery plan
For  information on the economic recovery scheme put in place by the Zimbabwean government to address the impact of the COVID19 pandemic on the Zimbabwean economy, refer to Resolutions of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting Held on 24 April 2020 and KPMG’s report Government and institution measures in response to COVID-19.


For a general overview of the key economic policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak (fiscal monetary and macroeconomic) taken by the Zimbabwean government to limit the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the section dedicated to Zimbabwe in the IMF’s Policy Tracker platform.

Support plan for businesses
There are no specific support plans for exporters in Zimbabwe so far. For future possible up-to-date information please visit the website of the Ministry of Commerce Trade and Industry.

For a general overview of international SME support policy responses to the COVID-19 outbreak refer to the World Bank's Map of SME-Support Measures in Response to COVID-19.

Support plan for exporters

There are no specific support plans for exporters in Zimbabwe so far. For future possible up-to-date information please visit the website of Zimtrade, the National Trade Development and Promotion Organisation of Zimbabwe.

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