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HIT Bars Unvaccinated Students From Sitting For Examinations

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HIT Bars Unvaccinated Students From Sitting For Examinations

Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) has barred unvaccinated students from sitting for their end of semester examinations.

In a notice to students yesterday, HIT registrar Mary Samupindi said unvaccinated students will also be barred from accessing university accommodation.

Samupindi said:

The Harare Institute of Technology wishes to inform students that the end of 2020/2021 academic year examinations will commence three days after the government proclaims the lifting of the COVID-9-induced national lockdown.

She added that students without vaccination cards should produce a COVID-19 negative PCR test issued within 48 hours.

Universities have been closed since last month following a surge in COVID-19 cases.

The development comes at a time the government has also barred unvaccinated congregants from attending church services.

While the government has maintained that vaccination is voluntary, members of the public now feel that they do not have a choice since they are denied access to some goods and services if they are not vaccinated.

The government has also threatened to withdraw salaries for teachers who are not vaccinated by the time it orders schools to reopen.

Zimbabwe aims to inoculate about 60 per cent of the population to achieve herd immunity.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa previously said the country can only return to normalcy after herd immunity has been attained.

As of the 13th of August 2021, the Southern African country had vaccinated just over two million people.

Meanwhile, the coronavirus curve has been flattening in recent days.

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