19 March 2020 – Installed a border fence between South Africa and Zimbabwe

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Intervention Categories: International travel measures; Legal and policy; Enforcement actions
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Government of South Africa built a border fence at Beitbridge border between South Africa and Zimbabwe.

This measure is intended to ensure that no undocumented or infected people can cross into either country from the other.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/minister-patricia-de-lille-public-works-and-infrastructure-response-coronavirus-covid-19-19