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Watch: Police loaded in a lorry, “Are they immune to coronavirus”

Riot police detain suspected opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) supporters during clashes after police banned planned protests over austerity and rising living costs called by the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 16, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

Concern has been raised over police officers’ lack of personal protective equipment during the execution of their duties amid the coronavirus pandemic.

In the video below, a woman asks why police officers, sometimes numbering 50 in a single truck, do not wear face masks and also do not practise social distancing.

She says this gives the wrong impression that police officers are immune to contracting COVID-19. Watch the video:

-Pindula

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