01 April 2020
Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls National Park is temporarily closed!
According to Zimbabwean state-owned daily newspaper The Herald (online edition, 01 April 2020), the gates to the famous Victoria Falls have been closed to the public in line with the 21-day lockdown in Zimbabwe to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The Victoria Falls National Park, which includes the Victoria Falls Rainforest and the Victoria Falls, closed on 30 March 2020. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the number of visitors to the Victoria Falls Rainforest drastically dropped to less than 10 per day from between 500 and 1 000 during the previous week.