Farmers are not required to produce Covid-19 vaccination cards when delivering grain to the Grain Marketing Board Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said yesterday but will have to observe all stipulated Covid-19 regulations when delivering their grain.

Speaking at a post Cabinet briefing yesterday, Minister Mutsvangwa said there had been reports of delays in grain deliveries after some demands for vaccination cards although no card requirement has been set.

“Cabinet noted with concern reports of alleged delays in the delivery of grain by farmers owing to demands for vaccination certificates and directed that farmers will not be required to produce vaccination certificates when delivering maize to the Grain Marketing Board.

Minister Mutsvangwa said farmers had already delivered 354 677 tonnes of maize, 10 528 tonnes of soya bean, 4 820 tonnes of traditional grains and even 616 tonnes of wheat, a winter crop, by July 4.


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