The heroes day commemorations will only be attended by citizens who have been vaccinated as the rest of the country continues to adhere to Covid-19 prevention restrictions.
Information, Publicity & Broadcasting minister Monica Mutsvangwa had this to say during a post- Cabinet media briefing yesterday.
“The 2021 main Heroes day commemorations which will be held on the 9th of August at the Heroes acre will be a hybrid event with a small gathering of 200 people depicting the national outlook such as war veterans, spouses of heroes & heroines & the youth” she said
The rest of the country will also commemorate the heroes day as the celebrations will be aired on the national broadcaster & radio stations.
As of 3 August 2021, there have been 110, 855 confirmed cases of Covid-19 with 3, 635 deaths reported to the World Health Organization. A total of 2,473, 590 vaccine doses have been administered.