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Bowman Lusambo impressed with measures set by Malls to fight Covid-19

Shoprite, Cairo Road, Lusaka, Zambia- Banker Mwape Mwewa, 28, is shopping for a big family gathering her her home over the weekend.

The Coronavirus pandemic doesn’t choose whether you are young or old working or not, it attacks everyone. Measures have to be put in place to help reduce the spread of the disease and it seems supermarkets and malls have complied.

Lusaka Province Minister Bowman Lusambo says he is impressed with the measures that shopping malls have put in place to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Mr Lusambo says it is gratifying to see people heeding to Government calls to wear prescribed protective gear while conducting their businesses.

Speaking when he paid impromptu visits at game and Shoprite Stores at Manda Hill, Mr Lusambo said it is critical that business houses adhere to the Covid-19 preventive measures.

The Provincial Minister said he is also delighted with the zeal exhibited by the chain stores to have all stuff equipped with necessary protective gear.

Mr Lusambo has however noted with concern that some people are not practising social distancing while going about their shopping.

He has urged shoppers to ensure they acquire a face mask and hand sanitizers for basic protection.

And Shoprite Zambia General Manager, Charles Bota said management at the chain store is doing everything possible to prevent both staff and customers from contracting the virus.

Source – ZNBC

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